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Mrs. Kimlinger from Portland OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Computational Thinking: Super Brain Power!

My students need a subscription to both BrainPop Jr. and Flocabulary in order to access engaging material in science and social studies as well as a library of books about computational thinking that they can access.

  • $562 goal

This project expired on May 8, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic, enthusiastic, and engaged first graders. They are often described in public policy meetings as high-poverty, under-served, at-risk, and so on. To me, they are a delightfully diverse group of curious learners, willing and ready to explore their world.

My school has pledged to focus on STEM as the basis for educating our curious little learners, and they love science, technology, engineering, and math.

Focusing on STEM has helped us engage these awesome students in a way they were not engaged before.

My Project

Learning computational thinking is one of the most important digital-age skills for elementary-age students, even before any technological skills are learned such as keyboarding or coding.

With this project, students will be able to access fun videos to explain concepts they are interested in as well as books that they can explore digital-age skills with.

My students are interested in coding and, while we do not have a formal coding time, I would like them to be able to grab a friend and resources to teach each other and experiment. I hope this will lead to a love of learning new things of all types.

Mrs. Kimlinger
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BrainPOP Jr. (12-month classroom subscription) • AKJ Education $175.00 1 $175.00
Flocabulary (12-month classroom subscription for one teacher) • AKJ Education $96.00 1 $96.00
Coding With ScratchJr • AKJ Education $20.81 1 $20.81
Awesome Algorithms and Creative Coding • AKJ Education $20.15 1 $20.15
Coding, Bugs, and Fixes • AKJ Education $19.45 1 $19.45
A World of Programming • AKJ Education $19.45 1 $19.45
Coding With Blockly • AKJ Education $9.34 1 $9.34
Web Page Design • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Awesome Algorithms and Creative Coding • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Computing and Coding in the Real World • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Great Game Design • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
ABCs of the Web • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
I'm an App Developer • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
I'm an HTML Web Page Builder • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
I'm a JavaScript Games Maker: Advanced Coding • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
I'm a JavaScript Games Maker: The Basics • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
I'm a Python Programmer • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
I'm a Scratch Coder • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Learn to Program • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83

Materials cost

$440.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$477.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.25

Total project goal

$561.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$561.67

1 Donor

-$280.83

Donations toward project cost

-$238.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.12

match offer

-$280.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$238.71

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.13

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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