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Mrs. Irby from Washington DC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Full STEAM Ahead

Help me give my students STEAM materials to help spark their interest in science and engineering.

  • $621 goal

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My Students

Our amazing school is located in Southeast Washington DC. Our building is adorned with a beautiful, bright painted mural that highlights the historic Frederick Douglass house and big chair. Our school is a sanctuary for many of our children. We are located in a high-poverty, high-crime area. We strive hard each day to provide our scholars with a safe, nurturing learning environment.

We are proud to teach the most amazing Kindergarten scholars in Southeast Washington DC.

Our children come to school every day with big bright smiles ready explore and learn each day. The children love to investigate new skills though meaningful hands on learning activities. We strive each day to provide our students with the skills and strategies necessary to be come strong readers and mathematicians.

My Project

We are excited to introduce STEAM and MakerSpace to the Kindergarten friends at our school. The STEM Journals will help students plan and track projects. Students will also be able to write new words that they learn throughout each lesson. We want our students to begin exploring careers in science and engineering.

This project will help us create a mini MakerSpace and STEAM centers so that our students can explore the wonderful world of science, engineering and technology.

The small group challenge materials will allow students to work together in small groups to complete the Challenge of the Week. These activities will foster high level thinking skills, teamwork, and creativity. Our students love rollercoasters. The Design your own Rollercoaster kit will allow scholars to create there own coaster and troubleshoot as they construct their structure.

Mrs. Irby
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP907 - Real-World STEM Challenges Small-Group Kit - K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
BT363 - Bee-Bot® Programmable Robot • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
PP660 - STEM Journal - K-Gr. 1 - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $23.99 3 $71.97
LL570 - Engineer-A-Coaster Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP777 - Create-A-Path Magnetic Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
BC478 - STEAM Essentials Poster Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.99 1 $31.99
FF187 - Young Designers Architect Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

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