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Ms. Quinones from Mesquite TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lighting a SPARK in My Student's Education

Help me give my students two Sphero SPRKs to begin our coding adventure!

  • $377 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have been identified as Gift and Talented. Under this label, it has been determined that they possess the cognitive abilities to become high achievers. Unfortunately, I work at a Title I school, this means that the majority of my students are living under the poverty level. Most of my students are also English language learners.

My students lack experiences and opportunities in their home life.

It is my goal to see to it that they are not being robbed of reaching their optimum academic success despite their low socioeconomic status. .

My Project

Coding is already valued by many employers. These Sphero SPRKs will allow my students to learn a core skill needed for their futures! Students will be coding, communicating, problem solving, and learning from failure. They will also be developing those 21st century skills! The benefits of having a Sphero readily available to my students in the classroom are limitless.

Additionally, our district holds an annual CODE PLAY TALK HACKATHON and my students will be a part of our campus' first competing team!

We will have to provide our own Sphero SPRK for the competition. Therefore, the sooner we get our funding, the sooner we can begin practicing for our WIN!

Ms. Quinones
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 30 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sphero SPRK • Nasco $130.00 2 $260.00

Materials cost

$260.00

Vendor shipping charges

$26.00

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$319.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.45

Total project goal

$376.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$376.35

4 Donors

-$125.45

Donations toward project cost

-$106.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.82

match offer

-$250.90

Match offer toward project cost

-$213.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.64

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$0.00

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