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Mr. Kauffman from Mancelona MI is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learn to Code With Drones!

My students need fun hands-on ways to learn coding skills and what is a better way than drones!

  • $285 goal

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My Students

My students are from rural, northern Michigan. We are in a small, loving community that inspires students to dream big. We are an active class with a lot of extra energy. We like to move and dance throughout the day.

My students are creative and love new, creative ways to burn energy.

They are dreamers, thinkers, talkers, and actors. I hope to inspire them to follow their dreams. I know these kids will inspire others to follow their dreams and work hard to achieve their goals.

My Project

Students are always searching for fun and excitement, right? They like hands-on projects and video games. With this project I have combined what students love with a great way to learn.

These three Parrot drones with battery packs will allow students to be able to work on computer coding, as well as problem solving in a real world manner.

The students will have to work as a team in order to complete various task with the drones. They will need to program the drones to achieve the task automatically. Students can take their learning home and use many of the teaching in their everyday life.

Mr. Kauffman
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

This project will reach 66 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Parrot Minidrone Mambo with Cannon and Grabber Accessories (Certified Refurbished) • Amazon Business $59.99 3 $179.97
Battery for Parrot Mini Drone, Morpilot 3-Pack 3.7V 600mAh 20C Li-po Battery w/ 3-Port Rapid Charger Circuit Protective IC for Parrot MiniDrone Jumping Sumo Swing Mambo Rolling Spider • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99

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