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Mrs. Martin from Kirksville MO is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Modernizing Our MakerSpace

Help me give my students a classroom-appropriate 3D printer solution that will bring their ideas to life!

  • $2,757 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach gifted middle school students who need an educational environment beyond that offered in the regular school program. This type of programming requires a differentiated instructional approach which involves teaching methods that encourage higher cognitive processes and concepts.

We are doing what we can to address 21st Century Skills in our classroom.

They need instruction and materials that will challenge their minds and nurture their love of learning. A majority of the time that many students spend in public schools is focused on reading and writing. Of course, literacy is of critical importance to success as a student and as a contributing citizen. However, with limited time in the school day, many students are missing out on time spent on hands-on, interactive science and engineering explorations.

My Project

Maslow said, "If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail." We need a variety of tools to address a variety of challenges! Everything is not a nail! I teach gifted students who need an educational environment beyond that offered in the regular school program. They need a 3D printer to spark their imaginations and show them that their dreams can become reality!

My students are bright, funny, hardworking kids who have so much to offer the world.

They need instruction and materials that will challenge their minds and nurture their love of learning. We have been working on building a classroom Makerspace to encourage their love of invention and innovation.

Mrs. Martin
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
3D45-EDU 3D Printer EDU Bundle • DremelShop $2,099.00 1 $2,099.00
3D Printer Filaments 3D45 • DremelShop $29.99 6 $179.94

Materials cost

$2,278.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$34.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,343.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$413.49

Total project goal

$2,756.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,756.61

9 Donors

-$1,380.00

Donations toward project cost

-$1,188.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$192.00

match offer

-$1,358.96

Match offer toward project cost

-$1,155.12

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$203.84

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

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$0.00

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