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Mrs. Swenson from Glasgow MT is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Makerspace Training Is Everything!

I need to attend Pathfinders Institute: Maker Educator Collective Bootcamp to receive further training on Makerspaces!

  • $1,248 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in kindergarten through the 5th grade. I teach STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) to all 389 students in my building.

First and foremost, my school is located in a remote, rural location.

We are 2 1/2 hours from the nearest Walmart. This is important to understand when considering the lack of STEM resources available to them.

I love teaching STEM because it teaches critical thinking skills paired with creativity. STEM equalizes the academic playing field allowing even the most academically challenged student to be able to succeed!

My Project

Pathfinder Institutes: Makerspace Bootcamp Training, teaches all about the newest technology available to educators. The training teaches not only what is available, but how to use it in multiple ways and cross-curricular as well! My students will be able to access the newest technology and be able to create/make with simple everyday items that are often available to them. Students will be able to apply their maker knowledge to multiple subject areas not just the STEM classroom. Students learn how to collaborate, integrate, and persevere in projects that allow them to think outside of the box.

Mrs. Swenson
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Trip package Pathfinders Institute: Maker Educator Collective Bootcamp $1,015.00

Trip cost

$1,015.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,060.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$187.10

Total project goal

$1,247.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,247.32

2 Donors

-$75.00

Donations toward project cost

-$63.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

match offer

-$1,172.32

Match offer toward project cost

-$996.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$175.85

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$0.00

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