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Ms. Mentzer from Cohoes NY is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fostering a Love for Robotics

My students need Ozobot robots to learn, engage, and foster a love for coding and robotics in the classroom.

  • $158 goal

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My Students

My students are witty, curious, and hardworking fourth graders who love to learn. Many of my students come from low income homes and have experienced trauma in their lifetime. Despite these struggles, my students persevere and always put forth their best effort. They love the sense of safety and community we have formed in our classroom. My students love interactive and real life learning experiences by intergrating technology into our learning. While my goal is to teach them, every day my students enlighten me with fascinating information that reminds me why I love to teach.

My Project

My role as a teacher is to foster a love for learning! Ozobot is a robot that teaches students to code and problem solve at such a young age. By incorporating these materials into my classroom, it would bring STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) into my students’ lives. Students can work collaboratively to create tracks and practicing coding to make the robot interact in different ways (e.g. increase speed). Along with the robots align with STEM curriculum, these robots will be used to engage students learning in Social Studies, Math, and Reading. Students will use Ozobot to trace the route European Explorers travel, practice their math fluency, and comprehension questions. Not only will these Ozobots increase student engagement in learning across all subject areas, but also allow students to participate in meaningful and purposeful learning.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ozobot(r) Bit Double Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $101.96 1 $101.96

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