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Ms. Oliger from San Diego CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Join the STEM Party

Help me give my students a Dash robot and accessories to help them expand their coding skills.

  • $346 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a class of fourth-graders who are bilingual in English and Spanish. Our school is located in an urban neighborhood, and all students are eligible for free breakfast and lunch. Almost 80% of our students are English learners, so they need extra support as they learn a second language.

The goal at our school is for all students to aspire to attend college and have a plan for a future career.

I try to give my students a variety of ways to learn and to share what they have learned with others by incorporating technology into the curriculum and providing opportunities for students to be creative. They enjoy being able to collaborate on projects that help them learn together.

My Project

In my fourth-grade classroom, STEM lessons are some of the most engaging learning activities my students participate in during the year. Integrating the different STEM subjects really helps students gain a deeper understanding of the concepts they are exploring. This also helps them understand that they can aspire to STEM careers in the future. Collaborating with each other to design projects and test out their designs gives students opportunities to develop essential 21st Century skills. My students love learning to code on their chromebooks. They are so excited by the idea of writing code that creates something new.

This project will help my students take their coding skills and expand them into the three-dimensional world.

It will provide an additional Dash robot and accessories so that more students will be able to learn robotics and coding. Students will be able to program Dash using the free apps and block coding. The Sketch kit will help students explore integrating art and math with technology. The hard case will help protect Dash when not in use and provide storage for its accessories. The tablet case will also provide protection for the tablet students will use to program the robot. Having a variety of accessories for Dash will give my students more options as they explore our new NGSS science standards and incorporate robotics into other areas of the curriculum.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder Workshop Dash – Coding Robot for Kids 6+ – Voice Activated – Navigates Objects – 5 Free Programming STEM Apps – Creating Confident Digital Citizens • Amazon Business $149.99 1 $149.99
Wonder Workshop – Sketch Kit for Dash Robot For Kids 6+ – Free Programming Stem App – Visualize Your Code, Multicolor • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Co2Crea Hard Travel Case for Wonder Workshop Dash Robot/Dot Creativity Kit/Xylophone/Launcher • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
TIRIN LG G Pad 7.0 Kids Case – Light Weight Shock Proof Convertible Handle Stand Kids Case Cover for LG G Pad V400 / V410 (LTE) / VK410 / UK410 / LK430 (G Pad F7.0) 7 Inch,Blue • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98

Materials cost

$237.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.77

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$293.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.76

Total project goal

$345.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$345.05

8 Donors

-$115.00

Donations toward project cost

-$98.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.65

match offer

-$229.34

Match offer toward project cost

-$194.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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