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Mrs. Menken from Franksville WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creativity Lab

My students need more materials to fill our new creativity lab for the 2018-2019 school year.

  • $592 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love our 'little' school for so many reasons. Our 4K-8th-grade school has smaller class sizes, which allows us to spend a lot of time with individuals or small groups of students. My students show a lot of interest in the library as well as technology.

North Cape School has an extra special place in my heart because it is the school that I went to for kindergarten through 8th grade 20+ years ago!

I enjoy working with students in the library and the computer lab. We do projects that focus a lot on problem-solving, coding and real-world applications.

My Project

Our school is going one-to-one Chromebooks for the 3-8th grade for the 2018-2019 school year. With this one-to-one initiative, the desktop computer lab will be transitioned into the 'Creativity Lab' where we will have computer classes as well as Makerspace activities. I have been introducing 1st through 5th-grade students to different Makerspace activities this school year during computer and library classes. I'm excited to have a place next year to focus on these activities with the students.

The Creativity Lab will focus on teaching students ways to become strategic thinkers who can problem solve independently.

These Dash and Dot Robots will be a great addition to our Lego Mindstorm Robots, specifically for the 3-5th-grade students. The storage totes will also help to keep our lab organized and clean.

Mrs. Menken
Grades 3-5

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This project will reach 180 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder Workshop Dash Robot • Amazon Business $148.57 2 $297.14
STERILITE 19859806, 30 Quart/28 Liter Ultra Latch Box, Clear with a White Lid and Black Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $50.02 1 $50.02
Dash & Dot Learn to Code Challenge Card Box Set • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
STERILITE 17511712 6 Quart/5.7 Liter ClearView Latch Box, Clear with Sweet Plum Latches, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $39.60 1 $39.60
STERILITE 19849806 18 Quart/17 Liter Ultra Latch Box, Clear with a White Lid and Black Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $39.27 1 $39.27

Materials cost

$466.02

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$503.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.77

Total project goal

$591.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$591.78

2 Donors

-$591.78

Donations toward project cost

-$503.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.77

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$0.00

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