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Mr. Ward from Florence SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning STEM Through Computer User Interface Exploration Part 2

My students need Makey Makey kits in order to explore and learn how interfaces, such as a touch screen, keyboard, or a mouse work with computers.

  • $227 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students in my classes are well diversified (boys, girls, different ethnicities, varying skill levels, which includes special needs students). Many of the students come from low income homes and therefore, do not have the opportunity to learn to work well with others in a collaborative manner using technology.

In my Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Lab, students work together on projects to find solutions to real world problems.

They learn from each other and from their failures. They learn failing leads to learning.

My Project

Makey Makey is perfect for my classroom. My students can invent projects that combine the tactile materials of the classroom with the coding projects they're creating on the computer to bring their creations to life.

With the Makey Makey, my students can make any conductive material act as the input device for a computer.

Because it comes preprogrammed, students are not intimidated by coding.

Students with no coding experience can use it and learn to experiment with it as they start to learn coding.

MaKey Makey allows my students to become hardware engineers and solve real-world design challenges by providing an environment that fosters curiosity and creates vibrant learners.

Mr. Ward
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Makey Makey An Invention Kit for Everyone • Amazon Business $49.95 2 $99.90
Makey Makey Collectors Gift Box Edition • Amazon Business $49.95 1 $49.95

Materials cost

$149.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$192.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.00

Total project goal

$226.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$226.66

1 Donor

-$144.83

Donations toward project cost

-$123.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.72

match offer

-$81.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$69.55

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.27

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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