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Mr. Renne from Greensboro NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help MakeyMakey My Students Become 21st Century Inventors

My students need 21st century invention kits to help them develop into problem identifiers & solvers, designers, makers, and entrepreneurs.

  • $550 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, inventive, and imaginative. I believe they all have the potential to create the future and change the world, not tomorrow when they are older, but TODAY!

I believe the whole world can be their "construction kit" and my students, when given the chance, can be impactful change agents in their schools, homes, and communities.

My students want to be artists, engineers, designers, inventors, scientists, makers, and/or simply creative thinkers who can positively impact the world. When given an authentic challenge, they will thrive!

My Project

Students thrive when given authentic, inquiry-based projects where they are the drivers of their own learning. This project involves students using MakeyMakey Invention Kits to solve a self-identified/researched community, home, or school problem.

Students will use the engineering design process to identify, analyze, ideate, and prototype a solution(s) using MakeyMakey Invention Kits, cardboard, traditional art/crafting supplies, and ANYTHING else they can find, borrow, "junk-hunt", make, or design.

Students will use the Scratch programming language to make their hardware prototypes come alive. Through the use of computational thinking skills, combined with design and engineering skills, students will develop a deliverable solution(s) to their community clients.

I (and my school) have already supplied the basic tools my students need for this project. We are now in the phase where we need the technology (MakeyMakeys) to move the project forward.

Mr. Renne
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 250 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Makey Makey Collectors Gift Box Edition • Amazon Business $49.95 8 $399.60

Materials cost

$399.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.17

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$466.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.37

Total project goal

$549.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$549.13

6 Donors

-$394.72

Donations toward project cost

-$339.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.46

match offer

-$150.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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