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Mrs. Alger from Rome NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Sphero in after-school programs Full STEAM Ahead

Help me give my students Mini Sphero's and a Case for our afterschool program.

  • $171 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a wide variety of topics in my Computer Lab through the year. I teach grades K-6 and Special Education during the classes. The students learn everything from Digital Citizenship, typing, Google Education and Mirco Soft Suite, to robotics. Through the different devices we have they enjoy trying out the different ones. They are great kids.

Each student is special.

They are eager to learn and ready to listen. They are sponges when it come to technology. They love learning technology!

My Project

In our after-school STEAM programs, we are learning about different robotic platforms. We have two, but with 20 students in our club, we would love to add more for them to use.

The Mini Sphero is a very cool robot that the students love.

Sphero is very durable, and the students love the cool colors. We are hoping to have more Sphero's for when our next after-school club begins. We create different scenarios for the students to problem solve and then program the robots to finish the scenario. Whether we use mazes, bowling, or cones they love being able to use technology.

Mrs. Alger
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sphero Mini Blue: The App-Controlled Robot Ball • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Sphero Mini Blue: The App-Controlled Robot Ball • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Co2Crea Hard Travel Case for Sphero Mini The App-Controlled Robot Ball • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$112.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$144.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.53

Total project goal

$170.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$170.19

3 Donors

-$139.92

Donations toward project cost

-$118.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.99

match offer

-$30.27

Match offer toward project cost

-$25.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.54

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$0.00

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