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Mrs. Santos from Abilene TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating our Own Technology

My students need to experience how this technological world they know was made, starting with coding.

  • $408 goal

This project expired on December 9, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I get the opportunity to teach the hispanic community in Abilene, Texas. The majority of my students come from families with little or no English, and they get to learn it at school. Not only that the majority of my students come with a difficult background and little outside experiences. They are very passionate and very eager to learn new things.

Every year I get one or two students completely new to the country, no English, no families, no friends.

It is very moving to see how they really want to "fit in" and learn, and by the end of the year I can always see their growth and their skills.

My Project

This generation is surrounded with technology. It is very easy and convenient to use, but there is more than meets the eye.

Using these tools, my students will have the opportunity to see the roots of technology and how to create it by themselves.

Using the "Brictek Building Materials" will bring hands on activities promoting creativity, collaboration. They will learn the basics in coding using "Dash Dot Learn to Code Education dash robot" and come up with innovating ideas.

I believe with these activities my students will explore new areas and understand how the technology works. My goal is for them understand how learning the fundamentals, discipline and structure is a major fact to create anything.

Mrs. Santos
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dash Dot Learn to Code Education - Dash Robot • Nasco $149.00 1 $149.00
Brictek Building Materials - Super Pack • Nasco $54.95 1 $54.95
Q-BA-MAZE 2.0 Big Box • Nasco $39.95 1 $39.95
Brictek Building Materials - Wheels and Accessories • Nasco $17.95 1 $17.95
Brictek Building Materials - Black Base Plates - Set of 17 • Nasco $12.95 1 $12.95
Applying the Standards STEM Grade 4 • Nasco $8.95 1 $8.95

Materials cost

$283.75

Vendor shipping charges

$28.38

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$346.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.13

Total project goal

$407.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$407.52

3 Donors

-$397.52

Donations toward project cost

-$337.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.63

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

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$0.00

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