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Mrs. Long from Bountiful UT is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Expanding Minds Want to Know

Help me give my students supplies to support reading, STEM, creative play, and technology usage.

  • $582 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My 5th grade classroom of gifted and talented students are active, fast learners who are are motivated by all things creative, academic, and physical. Besides enhanced activity at school, they are also very active in extracurricular sporting and performing arts activities. They appreciate everything that helps them gain more knowledge.

They are always on the go trying new ways to do things to keep their imaginations fueled.

These students are amazing, and with your help they can reach even greater heights!

My Project

My students LOVE using their imaginations to create and explore in our STEM/blended learning lessons. I have requested mind-bender puzzles such as a Magic Cube, Megaminx Cube, Speed Cube, Smooth Mirror Cube, Ivy Cube SQ-1 Cube, and a Magnetic Cube for students to make problem-solving connections in our power hour on Fridays. Also, I have requested a Mastermind game, Spin Master Games called the Perplexus Epic and Perplexus Warp to also increase problem-solving skills, and building games like the Hexbug Nano Nitro to introduce robotics as well as engineering cause and effect. They will use these resources during our STEM-based lessons and Power Hour to increase spatial reasoning and creative thinking abilities.

My students need a 3-Button USB Wired Mouse, Fifine technology USB Microphone and USB Lavalier Lapel Microphone, plus Life Idea Earphones to design and publish audio/visual projects to highlight their learning and learn how to present ideas in a professional manner.

They will be recording and reviewing video using the microphones and earbuds that are requested to explain their STEM creations as well as create podcasts, tutorials, and other audio/visual products for American history, science, and literature. They also each need a mouse for their laptops because we use the devices very regularly and a mouse adds comfort and speed.

A large part of our studies involves reading and writing about American history. The students learn American history best when told in story form. Therefore, I have requested the "Midnight Rider" and "The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle" novels that we need to build our American history library. Students will also be designing visual biographies of notable Americans and will need the creative thinking and technology skills that the problem-solving games and computer accessories that are mentioned above will provide.

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics 3-Button USB Wired Mouse (Black), 30-Pack • Amazon Business $161.73 1 $161.73
Midnight Rider • Amazon Business $8.99 3 $26.97
Tresbro Magic Cube , Megaminx Cube 2x2x3 Speed Cube Smooth Mirror Cube Ivy Cube SQ-1 Cube Creative Educational Toys for Kids Boys Girls[ IQ Tester] [5 Pack] • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Mastermind Game : The Strategy Game of Codemaker vs. Codebreaker • Amazon Business $12.87 2 $25.74
Spin Master Games Perplexus Epic – Challenging Interactive Maze Game with 125 Obstacles • Amazon Business $24.49 1 $24.49
FIFINE TECHNOLOGY USB Microphone,Fifine Plug &Play Home Studio USB Condenser Microphone for Skype, Recordings for YouTube, Google Voice Search, Games(Windows/Mac)-K668 • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Jason's Gold • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
HEXBUG Nano Nitro 5 Pack Toy • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Perplexus Warp Game • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.56 3 $19.68
USB Lavalier Lapel Microphone,Fifine Clip-on Cardioid Condenser Computer mic Plug and Play USB Microphone with Sound Card for PC and Mac.(K053) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Life.Idea 3.5mm Color Earphones - Package of 10 Pairs, 8 Different Colors, Metal Like Earbuds, Cool and Stylish, Wholesale Bundle, Wide Compatibility (8 Colors/10 pcs) • Amazon Business $15.98 1 $15.98
Magnetic Cube 5mm,XHJKZ 216 PCS Magnets Blocks Education Toy Children's Puzzle  Square Cube Stress Relief for Intelligence Development for Kids • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
ADSM Magic Cube, Rubik's Cube, Tweak Cube, Stickerless Magic Cube Set of 2x2x2 3x3x3 Pyramid Frosted Puzzle Cube • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Twister.CK 3x3 Megaminx Speed Cube Magic Cube Brain Teasers Puzzles with Carbon Fiber Sticker • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
PlayMonster Perplexus Micro - Q-bot • Amazon Business $11.46 1 $11.46
40 HEXBUG-Compatible Batteries - Alkaline Cell - LR44 - AG13 • Amazon Business $4.50 1 $4.50

Materials cost

$457.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$494.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.22

Total project goal

$581.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$581.48

3 Donors

-$550.60

Donations toward project cost

-$494.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.34

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.88

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$0.00

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