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Mrs. Braaksma from Chandler AZ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sphero Brings Coding on the Move

My students need Sphero Robot Balls to bring coding into a practical and hands-on experience. I will ask students to code these robots through draw and drive commands, drag and drop blocks, to even JavaScript.

  • $1,249 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are truly gifted learners that take on every challenge placed before them... and they conquer it well. Our students embrace our school's creativity standards every day as they think deeply, collaborate to solve problems and refine their craft as learners.

Being from a school focused on the whole child, we aim to teach and inspire students to discover their passions and give them opportunities to thrive as learners.

Our maker spaces, open and engaging environments, and passionate teachers make students thirsty for more and more!

My Project

The Sphero Robot Ball will enhance my studetns love and curiosity for coding, programming, and robotics. Robotics is not only engaging but it makes connections to the real world, enhances content knowledge, and cultivates an environment of problem-solving and critical thinking.

My students will create 3D obstacle courses, use a tablet to code a Sphero Robot Ball and watch it bring mathematics, science, and language to life in front of their eyes.

Students will make calculations, construct 3D courses, collaborate with each other, and refine their craft as an engineer using the design process to test, redesign, and test their theories again. There is no better way of learning than to design it.

Mrs. Braaksma
Grades 3-5

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19 donors19 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 450 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Orbotix S003RW1 Sphero 2.0: The App-Controlled Robot Ball • Amazon Business $118.69 8 $949.52

Materials cost

$949.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$67.89

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,061.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$187.35

Total project goal

$1,249.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,249.00

17 Donors

-$1,179.29

Donations toward project cost

-$1,061.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$117.64

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$69.71

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$0.00

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