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Coach Tate from Madisonville TN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

New basic classroom needs as a 1st year IT teacher.

Help me give my students the chance to have headphones when needed and the tools to learn beginning robotics.

  • $540 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my first year teaching IT fundamentals, networking and Microsoft help desk professional beginners in a rural, poverty stricken Appalachian mountain community. The students in my classes are precious souls that constantly ask to be challenged in an area of study that has never been tangible to their lives simply because the community has a limited comprehension of computer literacy.

I listed a few projects of our coding fundamentals class below, please enjoy them!!!

Thanks for the support!!!!!

My Project

I teach using Khanacademy.org, code.org and several other resources that require individual listening environments for each student. ( the reasoning for headphones)

I would like to teach the beginnings of robotics and how the electrical system, programming and movements are created to provide future jobs.

My students are poor and most will never have the opportunity to purchase learning tools that could lead to future jobs in the community. We have several boat manufacturers but most jobs in our area are not technical driven careers. I am trying to change the culture and perspective of how technology could be great for the community and future.

Coach Tate
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WeDo 2.0 Core Set • LEGO Education $189.95 1 $189.95
Renewable Energy Add on Set • LEGO Education $117.95 1 $117.95
Koss UR20 Over-Ear Full Size Headphone, Black • Staples Advantage $19.89 5 $99.45

Materials cost

$407.35

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$458.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.90

Total project goal

$539.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$539.36

1 Donor

-$458.46

Donations toward project cost

-$458.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$80.90

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$0.00

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