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Mrs. Jones from Washington DC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sphero Fun! Math in the Library!

Help me give my students experience with computational thinking and coding robots to take their math skills to the next level.

  • $712 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Houston is a small school located in Northeast, DC. Our students come from a range of socioeconomic backgrounds. Our scholars enjoy learning but face many challenges in their day to day life outside of school. Our school is Title One.

Our students' lack of access to technology limits their ability to make significant gains.

The teachers and staff at Houston are extremely committed to the students and work hard to mitigate the traumas that children experience outside of school. However, there is limited funding for extras and staff fund raise or contribute to stretch our school budget.

My Project

Having Sphero robots as part of our library program, enables our students to actually program and utilize their computational thinking ability in a real time setting. This is what they need in order to be successful in school and in life. It also provides a bridge between the library and the classroom. Our scholars suffer from lack of equity with other schools in the district. The addition of Spheroes to our library program helps level the playing field for our students.

Sphero+ robots will enable our students to thrive and develop an exceptional skill base that will carry them throughout their school careers.

Mrs. Jones
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sphero SPRK+ STEAM Educational Robot • Amazon Business $106.86 5 $534.30

Materials cost

$534.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$604.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$106.65

Total project goal

$711.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$711.02

2 Donors

-$237.01

Donations toward project cost

-$201.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.55

match offer

-$474.01

Match offer toward project cost

-$402.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.10

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$0.00

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