You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Kerchner from Lakewood CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning to Code with Robots!

My students need Botley the Coding Robots and the included accessory packs to start learning coding as early as kindergarten. These robots can teach the basics of coding, and handle more complex codes as well.

  • $686 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in a suburb of Denver, Colorado. It has over 50% of students who qualify for free and reduced lunch. The kids are eager to learn, and are especially interested in technology.

As teachers, we are trying to teach our kids the tech skills they will need to thrive in a 21st century work environment, even though we lack the funding to buy many needed resources.

Your donation will help children in our building learn to write code.

My Project

We want to bring our library and available offerings up to 21st century standards! With five Botley the Coding Robots and their included accessory packs, our kindergarten through 3rd grade students will be able to learn the basics of coding. We hope to begin by creating a before or after school coding club to help interested kids learn this important skill.

Once students learn the basics of coding with Botley, they can use this same kit to move on to more challenging projects.

The kids will then be able to do more advanced coding projects later on in elementary, middle and high school. By funding this project, you will help set the foundation for years of STEM learning! Botley the Coding Robot is the first classroom-appropriate early coding robot to be STEM approved by STEM.org.

Mrs. Kerchner
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Kerchner is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Botley The Coding Robot & Action Challenge Accessory Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $102.43 5 $512.15

Materials cost

$512.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$582.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.81

Total project goal

$685.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$685.42

5 Donors

-$342.70

Donations toward project cost

-$291.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.40

match offer

-$342.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$291.31

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Lakewood","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[152101],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CO","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3233878,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/learning-to-code-with-robots/3233878/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Kerchner","authorIds":{"152101":{"owner":"Mrs. Kerchner","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3233878],"proposalHash":"-390846243","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp152101_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1523804932522","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":104217,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzQzNDAwNQ==","NTI0MjQ1Nw==","NTMyODUyOA==","NTMzMDczNA==","MzUyMzk1Mw==","NTMzMTI4OQ=="],"teacherId":152101,"schoolCounty":"Jefferson","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CO","name":"Colorado"}}