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Mrs. Lasisi from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kids Can Code and Explore Being an Engineer, Too!

My students need 4 Bit Coding Robots, 4 Kids First Engineering kits, and 3 resource materials to support their future learning.

  • $542 goal

This project expired on July 27, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

How will my students view their educational experience?

A culture of learning refers to the atmosphere and energy level in a classroom where students are engaged in important work.

I teach in an urban school which serves five hundred and seventy students with more than half of our student population coming from low-income families. There are diverse challenges due to state budget cuts.

My multicultural second graders come from various socioeconomic backgrounds, and they have different learning styles. However, their unique personality traits are like a sunset seeing a rainbow for the very first time. I think of them as my inspiring young authors and little problem-solvers. They enjoy buddy reading, social-emotional learning activities, real-world math exploration, and learning how to play the game of chess. My students are also learning first-hand about generosity and compassion from donors like you.

My Project

How do you prepare 21st Century students to thrive in a global technology society?

Introduce Bit Coding Robots as an educational tool into the classroom; they are engaging, innovative, and a real-world connection to science, engineering, and technology.

My students will enjoy coding with Bits and building like an engineer with STEM engineering story kits.

The storybook formats series integrate a science kit; it provides hands-on engagement to teach simple engineering concepts to primary students. How? It has a strong foundational basis for kids to develop STEM related skills and comprehension for continuous future learning. The kits also addresses the following academic skills: math, visual-spatial skills, and reasoning and concept development. In a small group setting, the materials will provide opportunities for my students to engage in hands-on science exploration and coding, thus expanding their imagination.

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

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bit Coding Robot (Blue) • Amazon Business $44.88 2 $89.76
Kids First Automobile Engineer Kit by Kids First • Amazon Business $74.62 1 $74.62
Bit Coding Robot, Spider-Man (Red) • Amazon Business $59.95 1 $59.95
Bit Coding Robot, Guardians of the Galaxy (Black) • Amazon Business $49.88 1 $49.88
Kids First Robot Engineer Kit and Storybook • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Kids First Boat Engineer Science Kit • Amazon Business $35.49 1 $35.49
Kids First Aircraft Engineer Kit • Amazon Business $34.65 1 $34.65
Sticker Codes (Dots Pack) for use with Ozobot • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
National Geographic Readers: Robots • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90

Materials cost

$424.22

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$460.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.28

Total project goal

$541.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$541.86

4 Donors

-$248.98

Donations toward project cost

-$212.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.60

match offer

-$292.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$248.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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