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Ms. Olmscheid from Kimball MN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Coding with Ms. Olmscheid’s Wise Owls

Help me give my students experience with and an understanding of coding by using educational robots.

  • $164 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year I have an energetic group of second graders! Everyday they walk through the door and are so excited to learn, and can’t wait to hear what they are going to be learning about that day. They aren’t discouraged by failure, but strive to do better because of it. They learn together, and have become a classroom community the supports each other. When one of them is sad or discouraged they quickly go comfort and see what they can do to help. Every day is a new adventure!

My Project

This year we have been diving into coding, and learning how technology and computers work. We have been using shared resources that are available at our school, but having robots that are different and that we have access to at anytime of the day would enrich their learning. These robots would be available to my class as enrichment activities, and during our STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) lessons. Students will not only learn more about coding, but also gain problem solving skills. Coding is as skill that is becoming more relavent in today’s society, and is a skill students will someday need in many occupations.

Ms. Olmscheid
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Botley The Coding Robot (Set) (LER2935) • Staples Advantage $59.39 1 $59.39
Learning Resources Learning Essentials STEM Robot Mouse Coding Activity Set (LER2831) • Staples Advantage $48.19 1 $48.19

Materials cost

$107.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$139.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.56

Total project goal

$163.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$163.75

2 Donors

-$73.35

Donations toward project cost

-$69.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Matching donations from our partners

-$81.87

Match offers toward project cost

-$69.59

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.28

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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