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Dr. Ventresca from Newark DE is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Coding!

Help me give my students the opportunity to begin learning to code in a fun and creative way with these Wonder Workshop Coding Robots!

  • $394 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is a large Title I school that is extremely culturally and economically diverse. We have students who are immigrants, refugees, and those who live in poverty.

More than ever before, students need early exposure to STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) activities to prepare them for a future where the careers they will have are not even invented yet!

My students come in my door every day with enthusiasm and excitement to learn. I try very hard to plan and provide authentic experiences that will challenge and help them connect to the world beyond the classroom.

My Project

When my Advanced Academic students come to my room, they come to be challenged! They love STEM challenges and are ready to integrate more technology and take on more sophisticated challenges. Teaching children to code is a fun and meaningful way to develop communication, creativity, math,writing, and confidence.

If our project is funded, these students will be so excited to interact with these robots that they won't even realize they are coding!

In addition, they will have to work in cooperative teams and utilize the Engineering Design process to address challenges presented to them.

Students will program with partners to set up challenging courses, explore and problem solve together. They can apply what they learn and expand their capabilities as their technology skills grow.

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder Workshop Dash – Coding Robot for Kids 6+ – Voice Activated – Navigates Objects – 5 Free Programming STEM Apps – Creating Confident Digital Citizens • Amazon Business $149.99 2 $299.98

Materials cost

$299.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$334.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.03

Total project goal

$393.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$393.51

4 Donors

-$275.00

Donations toward project cost

-$233.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.25

Matching donations from our partners

-$118.51

Match offers toward project cost

-$100.73

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.78

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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