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Ms. Lantagne from Ishpeming MI is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engage, Innovate, and Create: Family Style

Help me give my students a Dash coding robot and LEGO chain reaction materials to take home to their families to build and create in an innovative way together.

  • $362 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My school has a strong sense of pride and community. We strive to make our school a place in which the students can acquire a variety of educational experiences that they may not get otherwise. This is an impressionable age to begin teaching lifelong skills.

My students are passionate and love learning.

I want to make sure my students get the tools they need in order to learn essential skills that will eventually allow them to become life long learners.

My Project

With careers opportunities rapidly changing, many of the skills my students are needing to learn are very different from what their family members may be familiar with. The hands-on STEM and coding supplies from this project will allow my students to bring home materials and tools to complete fun and engaging tasks with their families. Together they can learn to code with the Dash Robot, design and build their own Rube Goldberg Machines with things like dominoes, Keva Contraptions planks, and marbles, all while working on critical communication skills together.

Connecting families to the learning that takes place in the classroom not only helps engage everyone, but it also builds an overall value of education.

As Ronald Reagan said "Families stand at the center of our society. And every family has a personal stake in promoting excellence in education." This project will help provide great resources to families that will promote this very thing!

Ms. Lantagne
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder Workshop Dash – Coding Robot for Kids 6+ – Voice Activated – Navigates Objects – 5 Free Programming STEM Apps – Creating Confident Digital Citizens • Amazon Business $149.99 1 $149.99
KEVA Contraptions: 50 Piece Set • AKJ Education $14.56 3 $43.68
Bulk Dominoes 143 pcs Kinetic Dominoes Stacking Building Toppling Chain Reaction Dominoes Set for Kids and Creators Large PRO-Scale • Amazon Business $29.98 1 $29.98
Click N' Play 300-piece 100% Real Wooden Domino Blocks Set, Racing Toy Game, Building and Stacking Toy Blocks • Amazon Business $19.65 1 $19.65
LEGO Chain Reactions • AKJ Education $16.05 1 $16.05
Rube Goldberg's Simple Normal Humdrum School Day • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

Materials cost

$273.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$307.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.25

Total project goal

$361.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$361.69

1 Donor

-$181.00

Donations toward project cost

-$153.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.15

match offer

-$180.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$153.59

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.10

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$0.00

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