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Ms. Feldser from Steelton PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Coding in the Classroom

Help me give my students more opportunities to learn how to code and work with robots.

  • $214 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In our elementary school, we have approximately 800 students, not including those in Head Start programs. Of that population, 78% of them are designated as economically disadvantaged; 2% are ELL, .51% as gifted, and 17% are special education. Our gender population is about 52% male and 48% female. Enrollment based on ethnicity- 51% African American, 22% Hispanic, 18% white, nearly 8% multi-racial, and less than one percent is either American Indian or Asian.

They are eager for more opportunities to explore and create but just need more resources.

My Project

Our elementary school is starting a Makerspace this year. Yet, we received no budget funds to begin buying materials. There are many kids eager to learn and apply coding and work with robots. This kit is a great start. A bonus is that this kit is screen free so it is truly hands on. The students will have basic lessons on how to use the equipment but will be given multiple opportunities to work in partners or small groups to work with the kit. They will use trial and error to learn how to build obstacle courses and solve puzzles.

This helps my students build critical thinking skills in a fun, cooperative environment.

Ms. Feldser
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 450 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Botley the Coding Robot Classroom Set, 239 Pieces • Amazon Business $149.60 1 $149.60

Materials cost

$149.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$181.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.09

Total project goal

$213.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$213.93

5 Donors

-$106.79

Donations toward project cost

-$91.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.72

match offer

-$106.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$90.77

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.35

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$0.00

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