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Mrs. La Rocca from Sunny Isl Beach FL is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Playground Circuits for Computer Science

Help me give my students Adafruit Circuit Playground Express boards so they can apply the computer science skills we are learning this year to a real-world application.

  • $412 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from different backgrounds with varying abilities, including special needs. For many students this is their first exposure to computer science. This year they are part of our school’s first year of Computer Science Discoveries.

My students are creative and innovative learners that are eager to influence tomorrow’s technology.

When you step into our school, you can hear languages from all around the world. Although many of my students are learning English as a second language, they all share one thing: a love for solving problems using technology.

My Project

My students will be able to apply the computer science skills they need to the Adafruit Circuit Playground devices. Students will be able to program various types of sensors from temperature, to lights, and sound.

The students will not only strengthen their computer science skills but also practice problem solving skills as they work with others to complete projects.

Students will spend most of the school year using programming to create websites, apps, and games. Using the Adafruit Circuit Playground takes learning one step further to bring projects to life. These skills will help prepare my students for careers that are yet to be developed.

Mrs. La Rocca
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Adafruit 2769 Circuit Playground Express Educator's Pack • Amazon Business $104.99 2 $209.98
Adafruit 2769 Circuit Playground Express Educator's Pack • Amazon Business $104.99 1 $104.99

Materials cost

$314.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$349.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.71

Total project goal

$411.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$411.40

6 Donors

-$205.69

Donations toward project cost

-$174.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.85

match offer

-$205.71

Match offer toward project cost

-$174.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.86

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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