You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Armes from Lake Isabella CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Push and Pull Our Way through Coding

Help me give my students the chance to learn what coding is all about.

  • $423 goal

This project expired on December 11, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic and eager to learn. They all love hearing a good story or dancing to a fun GoNoodle video. Their enthusiasm for all things is what makes our classroom so successful.

Many of my students need to strengthen their fine motor skills.

So many have never used scissors and have limited exposure with pencils and writing. My students come from all different kinds of home lives, but once they enter my room they know they are loved and cared for.

My Project

The majority of my students have never heard the word “coding” in their lives. I plan to change that by teaching them the very basics as well as exposing them to the concept of coding through the use of Botley coding robots.

We will get to work with force and motion, such as pushes and pulls, with Botley by conducting experiments with the materials he comes with.

We can use different objects to test how far an object can be pushed. We will have to generate ideas as to why one object can be pushed further than other objects.

These Botley coding robot kits will help us work on our NGSS standard K-PS2-1: Plan and conduct an investigation to compare the effects of different strengths and different directions of pushes and pulls on the motion of an object. Botley will be a great way for me to engage these students and hopefully spark an interest for science with them. I plan to use each set with a small group of students that way everyone will get a chance to learn with Botley at the same time.

Mrs. Armes
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Armes is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Botley the Coding Robot • AKJ Education $59.85 4 $239.40
Botley™ The Coding Robot (Set) • AKJ Education $58.39 1 $58.39

Materials cost

$297.79

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.25

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$359.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.44

Total project goal

$422.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$422.95

3 Donors

-$360.95

Donations toward project cost

-$306.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.14

match offer

-$62.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$52.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Lake Isabella","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[6609518],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":4358228,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/push-and-pull-our-way-through-coding/4358228/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":24,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Armes","authorIds":{"6609518":{"owner":"Mrs. Armes","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4358228],"proposalHash":"517580498","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp6609518_orig.jpg?crop=1:1,smart&width=136&height=136&auto=webp&t=1565452068510","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21438517,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":6609518,"schoolCounty":"Kern","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}