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Mrs. Scheerhorn from Bardstown KY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Coding Come to Life!

My students need these robots and Spheros in order to experience coding in a hands-on, minds-on manner.

  • $956 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have a zeal for learning new and exciting things. I work at a Title I school, and the majority of my students do not have access to new, technological, innovative learning resources. As I try to incorporate more technology into my classroom, though, I have found that coding has been a very abstract skills for them to tackle. Although we have used websites such as Code and other online resources, I desire for my students to see how their coding can come to life and make robots ACTUALLY perform tasks. I want to keep my groups small so that EACH child will have the opportunity to learn essential coding skills.

My Project

Technology jobs are the wave of the future. In order to give my students a leg up, I want them to be able to learn the skills necessary to be competitive in our global society. One of the most important ways I can do this is by putting the latest technology in their hands, and letting them learn, explore, and be innovative! Using the Spheros and Vex IQ robots will enable my students to engage in meaningful cycles of inquiry to learn, explore, revise, and master critical tech skills. Please help me to provide my students with the experiences that will launch them into the future as active, productive and contributing citizens!

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HEXBUG VEX IQ Robotics Construction Kit • Amazon Business $277.83 2 $555.66
Sphero Mini Green: The App-Controlled Robot Ball • Amazon Business $42.97 5 $214.85

Materials cost

$770.51

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$812.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$143.31

Total project goal

$955.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$955.38

3 Donors

-$955.38

Donations toward project cost

-$812.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$143.31

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$0.00

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