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Ms. Oleotti from Bronx NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Make It: Creating Techsperts of Tomorrow in Computer Science

Help me give my students an ozobot, marble run set, ream of paper, and paint for Makey Makey invention designs in the field of STEM.

  • $161 goal

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My Students

As Barack Obama states, "Computers are going to be part. a big part of our future ... and that future is yours to shape." As educators, it is our responsibility to prepare our students to be productive members of the twenty-first century in the field of computer science.

I teach a dynamic bunch of enthusiastic and creative, fourth-grade students whom we will prepare for a bright future.

My biggest challenge is having technology resources for all children to prepare them for jobs in computer science. My goal is to get a marble run set, and ozobot so my children can embark into the field of STEM and create their own inventions. I teach a multicultural, fourth-grade class in a Title One school with limited resources. By the end of the year, I expect to see my students' reading, math, science and social studies levels to rise.

My Project

My classroom is in need of an Ozobot, marble run set, and paint. I utilize many websites to teach children how to code. My students love coding so much that they crave more. This inspired me to want to take learning to the next level by incorporating different stem activities.

The students can get creative and use their imagination to play hands-on games as they move with the Ozobots and marble run set.

We need to empower our children to become makers of the technology. Teaching computer coding through computer science engages students in interactive games and activities that are hands-on. I love to see the smiles on children's faces after they code their own creations with the Ozobots. Students can build obstacle courses and mazes with the marble run set. This will allow children to imagine the endless possibilities of STEAM learning and robotics and build confidence at the same time. Having an Ozobot and marble run set will enable me to pair my students up as they move around the classroom and interact with the robots in a cross curricular fashion. The students can challenge each other as they work in teams to create challenges like bowling challenges, perimeter races and construction challenges with the Ozobots. The marble run set will add an extra layer of excitement to this activity. The paint will be used for creating inventions with the Makey Makey. The children will be able to build communication skills, teamwork, critical thinking and more when working with peers. Let's fund this spectacular project today!!!!

Ms. Oleotti
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 32 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bit Coding Robot (White) • Amazon Business $46.99 1 $46.99
Marble Run Sets for Kids - 142Pcs Marble Race Track Marble Maze Madness Game STEM Building Tower Toy for 4 5 6 + Year Old Boys Girls(113 Pcs + 25 Glass Marbles + 4 Led Lighted Marbles) • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Premium Metallic Paints by individuall – Professional Grade Metallic Paint Set – Acrylic Hobby Paints Made in Germany – Craft Paint Set with 8 Vivid Colors – Great for Beginners, Students, Artists • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
HP Printer Paper Office 20lb, 8.5 x 11, 1 Ream, 500 Sheets, Made in USA From Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certified Resources, 92 Bright, Acid Free, Engineered for HP Compatibility, 172160R • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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