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Mrs. Garcia-Smith from Des Plaines IL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Bot, You Bot, We All Bot Together!

Help me give my students Ozobot robots to continue their Computer Science education. Computer Science experiences will prepare our students for 21st Century job skills.

  • $705 goal

This project expired on March 21, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low income/high-poverty, I want to make my teaching meaningful and engaging for my students everyday. They love to interact with the lesson, move and be creative. They love to read, create fun videos and collaborate with each other. In a creative and positive way, I give these students a look at what is possible outside of their home lives and their limited experiences. They are smart and I know they can do anything if we believe in them.

My Project

The Ozobot robots are simple devices that are programmable using special markers. The markers help the robot perform a variety of tasks. These are ideal for primary students because there is a minimal amount of instruction needed to dive into coding the robots. Students will work in collaborative groups to problem solve and complete tasks. The tasks will be differentiated to create more complex tasks such as turns, spins, or reversals into the path of created code.

The simple task of coding a robot will teach persistence and collaboration, these are 21st century skills that are necessary for our students to succeed!

Mrs. Garcia-Smith
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 300 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ozobot(r) Bit Double Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $101.96 5 $509.80
Ozobot(r) Bit Starter Pack - Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $50.96 1 $50.96

Materials cost

$560.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$599.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$105.74

Total project goal

$704.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$704.91

7 Donors

-$704.91

Donations toward project cost

-$599.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$105.74

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$0.00

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