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Ms. Kathy from Watertown SD is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Samsung Solve for Tomorrow

Help me give my students a comfortable and innovative learning environment. Students will program tablets, drones and more in their Project Lead The Way classes

  • $25,195 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are from grades 9 through 12. They are taking my classes to learn about coding. Many of them are in the Project Lead the Way program, Intro to Computer Science Essentials, Computer Principals and Cybersecurity. I also have students who take my digital media classes such as animation or game design. They love working with a variety of devices, software and programming languages. They really enjoyed working with Samsung and getting an opportunity to get their ideas heard.

My Project

Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Competition. Students are coding an mobile app to implement at the early grade levels first and transition to older students after. This program will be used to develop healthy habits with students and to give them an outlet if needed with school and emotional issues. It will have many features built into it, like resources for bullying and dealing with anxiety and more. How to be positive and guide to being organized, a link to talk with a school counselor and much more. Why an app for emotional and mental wellness you might think? For school safety, since many school shootings are done by a student currently enrolled in that school. This school shooter is someone who is rebelling or angry about something that made them mad at the school. So it is important that we find ways to prevent the students from getting to that point.

Ms. Kathy
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0" 16GB Smoky Titanium - SM-T350NZAAXAR • Amazon Business $167.77 25 $4,194.25
Samsung 55' Flip & Samsung Flip Stand • Best Buy Education $3,100.00 1 $3,100.00
OFM Armless Reception Chair - Anti-Microbial/Anti-Bacterial Vinyl Guest Chair, Black (405-VAM) • Amazon Business $95.42 26 $2,480.92
Tribesigns Modern Computer Desk, 63" Large Office Desk Computer Table Study Writing Desk for Home Office, Solid Metal Frame • Amazon Business $166.89 12 $2,002.68
Samsung Notebk9Pro15inch Laptop IntelCorei7 16GB AMD Radeon540 256GB Titan silver • Best Buy Education $1,293.82 1 $1,293.82
Samsung - 25.5 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - Fingerprint Resistant Black Stainless Steel • Best Buy Education $1,244.28 1 $1,244.28
CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme VR GXiVR8100A Gaming PC (Intel i7-8700 3.2GHz, 16GB DDR4, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB, 120GB SSD+1TB HDD & Win10 Home) Black • Amazon Business $1,099.00 1 $1,099.00
Samsung Galaxy S7 G930A 32GB AT&T GSM 4G LTE Smartphone - Gold Platinum • Amazon Business $269.99 3 $809.97
HTC VIVE Virtual Reality System • Amazon Business $498.90 1 $498.90
ECR4Kids 30 Bay Locking Laptop/Tablet Charging Station Cart with Keypad Entry, Black • Amazon Business $399.99 1 $399.99
Wacom Intuos Pro Pen and Touch Small Tablet (PTH451) • Amazon Business $199.95 2 $399.90
Samsung MG11H2020CT 1.1 cu. ft. Countertop Grill Microwave Oven with Ceramic Enamel Interior, Black • Amazon Business $169.00 2 $338.00
Samsung Gear 360 (2017 Edition) Real 360° 4K VR Camera (US Version with Warranty) • Amazon Business $99.99 3 $299.97
Wacom INTUOS4/CINTIQ21 Grip Pen • Amazon Business $58.59 5 $292.95
Parrot Mambo Fly - Code, Pilot and Play • Amazon Business $59.99 4 $239.96
Samsung HW-M360/ZA 2.1 Channel 200 Watt Wireless Audio Soundbar (2017 Model) • Amazon Business $199.92 1 $199.92
Parrot PF070263 Fun Mambo Camera Accessory, Cannon + 50 Balls, Black • Amazon Business $44.95 4 $179.80
Samsung LC27F398FWNXZA Samsung C27F398 27" Curved Monitor • Amazon Business $178.00 1 $178.00
Samsung Gear VR w/Controller 2017/2018 SM-R325 Note9 Ready, for Galaxy Note8, Note5, S9, S8, S7, S6 (International Version) • Amazon Business $99.95 1 $99.95
Rantow Hardshell Case For Parrot Mambo Drone Quadcopter, Perfect Size Black Hard Case Box for Parrot RC Mambo Minidrone • Amazon Business $22.98 4 $91.92
Samsung Wireless Charger Duo, Fast Charge Stand & Pad, Universally Compatible with Qi Enabled Phones and Select Samsung Watches (US Version), Black • Amazon Business $63.92 1 $63.92
[3-Pack] Supershieldz for Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 inch (2017) [SM-T380] Screen Protector, High Definition Clear Shield + Lifetime Replacement • Amazon Business $6.99 9 $62.91
Samsung Gear VR w/Controller - US Version - Discontinued by Manufacturer • Amazon Business $53.99 1 $53.99
SNICKERS, M&M'S, 3 MUSKETEERS & TWIX Full Size Bars Variety Mix, 30-Count Box • Amazon Business $20.99 2 $41.98
DinoFire Wireless Presenter Rechargeable Green Light Hyperlink Volume Control USB Presentation Powerpoint Clicker Remote Control Slide Advancer 2.4GHz • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Targus - Metro Rolling Laptop Case - Black • Best Buy Education $35.82 1 $35.82
Kleenex Ultra Soft & Strong Facial Tissues, 70 Tissues per Flat Box (12 count) • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Mini Pharaoh's Cipher - Escape Room Props and Escape Room Puzzles • Amazon Business $26.00 1 $26.00
Escape Room in a Box: The Werewolf Experiment, Board Game for Adults and Kids 13+ • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Identity Games Escape Room The Game: Virtual Reality Expansion Pack Edition - Two New VR Escape Room Adventures - with Viewer Glasses and Smartphone App • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Pop Rocks Popping Candy 9 Flavor Assortment Bulk - Strawberry, Cherry, Tropical Punch, Watermelon, Blue Raspberry, Bubble Gum, Cotton Candy, Grape, Green Apple - 18 Packs (18 Pack) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Bulk Assorted Fruit Candy - Starburst, Skittles, Swedish Fish, SweeTarts, Nerds, Sour Patch Kids, Haribo Gold-Bears Gummi Bears & Twizzlers (32 Oz Variety Fun Pack) by Variety Fun • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Bits and Pieces - Stash Your Cash - Secret Puzzle Box Brainteaser - Wooden Secret Compartment Brain Game for Adults • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
DOVE PROMISES Variety Mix Chocolate Candy 43.07-Ounce 150-Piece Bag • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Findway 5 UV Ultra Violet Blacklight 9 LED Flashlight Torch Light Outdoors,Pet Urine Detector for Dog Urine,Pet Stains and Bed Bug Detector,Dog Urine Remover • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Invisible Disappearing Ink Pen Marker Secret spy Message Writer with uv Light Fun Activity for Kids Party Favors Ideas Gifts and Stock Stuffers, (12 Pack) by SyPen • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Samsung ET-YO324BBEGUS Gear VR Controller • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
V7 Essential Laptop Bag - notebook carrying case • Best Buy Education $10.90 1 $10.90
AmazonBasics Digital Luggage Scale • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Magic Box Puzzle Brain Teaser Box Monkey Pod Wooden Secret Trick Intelligence Compartment • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Secret Boxes With Hidden Compartments Davinci Code Cryptex Puzzle Dovetail Chinese Wooden Money Gift Box Puzzels Magic Enigma unique Excalibur dovetail puzzle box triangle bix • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
SKITTLES & STARBURST Fun Size Variety Mix 31.9-Ounce Bag 65 Pieces • Amazon Business $8.38 1 $8.38

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