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Ms. Maraio from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Full STEM Ahead with Dash and Dot

Help me give my students a Dash and Dot robot with accessories to create STEM projects.

  • $370 goal

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My Students

Every child is gifted, they just unwrap their packages at different times. “If you've met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.” Dr. Stephen Shore.

This is true of my students.

My six students are all on the autism spectrum and have many different requirements concerning communication, behavior, and sensory needs. My goal is to teach my students how to communicate to the best of their ability, and to socialize with their peers while focusing on academics and daily living skills. I push them to be as independent as they can be in all aspects of their lives.

My Project

My students are visual and hands on learners. What better way to learn coding then by being able to use Dot and Dash to carry out instructions and write codes. My students love using technology. There are the most independent when using technology. These robots will hep my students to become motivated and stay engaged while learning to work together to make the robots, move, talk, and play the xylophone.

These robots will bring my students into the 21st century with learning about the language of coding.

These robots will help my students learn about how robots work and can help people in everyday life.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 6 students.

81 donors have given to this project.

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Wonder Pack • AKJ Education $280.00 1 $280.00

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