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Ms. Andress from Lakeland FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Feeling Hot Hot Hot for Hot Dots Talking Pens

Help me give my students Hot Dots Interactive Pens, Learning Workbooks, and Books!

  • $324 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students in my classroom have a wide range of abilities and needs. Most have learning disabilities that make learning to read difficult. However, my students have a drive to succeed and eagerness to learn all they can.

My students have a variety of interests from famous people in history to marine wildlife.

Their biggest barrier to pursuing their interests and learning more is an inability to read. They need support to explore their interests and build basic skills. Hot Dots give students immediate feedback and build confidence. For older students who struggle with reading, Hot Dots is an independent activity. Hot Dots use an interactive pen to guide students through science, basic reading, and math. The best part is students will get a much needed break from laptops.

My Project

Many of my students struggle to work independently because of their low reading abilities and the need for immediate feedback.

Hot Dot Interactive pens, workbooks, and books provide an independent activity with immediate feedback.

When paired with a workbook, book, or flash card, Hot Dots and other similar pens fill the gap in reading and math. Students will work on skills including learning the alphabet, word families, sight words, and basic math concepts.

The best part of Hot Dots is no blue light! Especially this year, students are suffering from screen fatigue and need engaging independent activities with no device required!

Ms. Andress
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Phonics Fun Set, 160 Lessons, Homeschool & School Readiness Learning Workbooks, Interactive Pen Included, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading Set, Homeschool & Preschool Readiness Learning Workbooks, 2 Books & Interactive Pen, 100 Reading Lessons, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Famous Fables Storybooks, 4 Books & Interactive Pen, Homeschool, Early Learning Activities for Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $21.49 1 $21.49
Educational Insights Hot Dots Let's Master 1st Grade Reading Set, Homeschool & School Readiness Learning Workbooks, 2 Books & Interactive Pen, 100 Math Lessons, Ages 6+ • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Educational Insights Hot Dots Let’s Master 2nd Grade Math Set, Homeschool & School Readiness Learning Workbooks, 2 Books & Interactive Pen, 100 Math Lessons, Ages 7+ • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Educational Insights Hot Dots Let's Master 1st Grade Math Set, Homeschool & School Readiness Learning Workbooks, 2 Books & Interactive Pen, 100 Math Lessons, Ages 6+ • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Educational Insights Hot Dots High-Frequency Words Card Set, 300+ Words, Homeschool Learning Workbooks, Reading Success, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $19.41 1 $19.41
Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Ultimate Science Facts Storybooks, 3 Non-Fiction Books & Interactive Pen, Homeschool Learning Workbooks, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Teacher Created Resources Power Pen Learning Cards: Solving Word Problems Grade 2 (6990) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Teacher Created Resources Power Pen Learning Cards: Short Vowels • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Teacher Created Resources Power Pen Learning Cards: Word Families • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Numbers and Counting Card Set, Preschool and Kindergarten Readiness • Amazon Business $12.60 1 $12.60
Teacher Created Resources Power Pen Learning Cards: Blends & Digraphs • Amazon Business $12.24 1 $12.24
Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. The Alphabet Flash Card Set, Homeschool Learning Workbooks, 72 Preschool & Kindergarten Readiness Activities, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89

Materials cost

$241.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$275.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.56

Total project goal

$323.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$323.72

8 Donors

-$263.54

Donations toward project cost

-$224.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.38

Matching donations from our partners

-$60.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$51.00

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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