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Mrs. S. from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lights, Camera, Robots: ACTION

My students need a tripod to mount their iPads, a green screen kit, and two more robots to create digital stories!

  • $476 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a fully public elementary school with an extremely unique population of children as we serve students with language-based learning differences such as dyslexia. This means that many students who come to our school are struggling to read or cannot read at all. We service these children by offering a different type of education, a multi-sensory, whole body approach and intensive reading interventions. This will be our second year in operation! The success of the first year brings tears to our parents' and teachers' eyes!

After years of struggling with reading, these children are finally reading!

My Project

Students will be utilizing green screen technology to create and tell digital stories. If using a green screen wasn't cool enough, the characters within these stories will be ROBOTS!

This project will foster the development of executive functioning skills, problem-solving skills, collaboration and communication skills.

Additionally, students will be utilizing literary skills and displaying understanding through the retelling a story; skills include comprehension, vocabulary, and sequencing. Students will be able to select any story of their choosing; however, students will be encouraged to select a book with a central theme of self-confidence, inspiration, and / or motivation. After selecting a story that resonates with the group, students will program their Spheros (robots) to tell the story. Students will be required to apply previous learnings with the robots (angles, speed, direction, variables, functions) in order to be successful in completing this project. Scene changes will be made using green screen technology.

Mrs. S.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 144 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sphero SPRK+ STEAM Educational Robot • Amazon Business $116.88 2 $233.76
Chromakey Green Screen Kit Lighting Kit 400 Watt Video Lighting Kit by fancierstudio - 6x9-Feet Green Screen (H69G) • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
Acuvar 57" inch Pro Series Tripod, Acuvar Tablet Mount, With Wireless Remote for Apple iPad, iPad Air, iPad Mini, Most Other Tablets • Amazon Business $23.95 1 $23.95
EXO Cover for Sphero 2.0 Robotic Ball SPRK Editions Off Road Protection (Clear) • Amazon Business $10.55 2 $21.10

Materials cost

$368.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$404.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.35

Total project goal

$475.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$475.68

2 Donors

-$237.83

Donations toward project cost

-$202.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.67

match offer

-$237.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$202.16

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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