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Ms. Vanlandingham from Laramie WY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Combat Coding with Robots

Help me give my students robots to program and get excited about Python coding by building their coding skills with a programmable Edison Robot.

  • $387 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This eclectic group of students in grades 9-12 range from students who are serious about becoming programmers to those who want to explore it as a possibility. Others just know they enjoy me as a teacher or computers in general and take the risk to jump in and discover what computer science has to offer. There are both males and females (although we want to increase this number). There is also diversity in ethnicity. Our town is home to the University which brings professors from all over the world with their own children who join this class. There are ELL (English Language Learners), special education, and students in poverty as well as those who come from families who have highly educated and wealthy parents.

My Project

Student are learning to code on the computer, but currently do not have a "real-life" application to the code they are writing. To see their code come to life will be motivating, exciting and fun. We would love to integrate these robots into our curriculum this year. We currently have professionals in the IT field volunteering their time to come help teach this course and work with students to give them a good start in learning about computer science. This would be a great addition to our work and allow students to move forward in this world where technology has become so an integral part. Help our students explore this highly demanded and satisfying career option to become more than just consumers of technology but creators. Help them combat coding with an Edison Robot.

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Contempo Views Edison Robot V2 Programmable Compatible Educational Bot STEM Coding Kit. Package Includes IR Remote, USB with Software, Resources & Lesson Plans. • Amazon Business $49.00 6 $294.00

Materials cost

$294.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$328.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.95

Total project goal

$386.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$386.36

4 Donors

-$0.00

Donations toward project cost

-$0.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

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$386.36

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