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Ms. Brooks from Garland TX is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sphero

My students need a Sphero to help them learn coding.

  • $172 goal

This project expired on January 13, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level." - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Our school is a Math, Science, and Technology (MST) public school campus for K-5 students.

Although our students come from many different cultures and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds, they are all held to the same high expectations. Our school goal is to develop 21st century learners by teaching the students to think like creators and inventors. In doing this, students are given many hands-on experiences with Project Based Learning to encourage curiosity and problem solving. Therefore, it only makes sense that the library offer the same hands-on experiences. The students can connect and extend their learning in the classrooms to the library.

My Project

Our 21st century school library is more than just books and a quiet place to read. It is a safe space to collaborate, take risks, and explore with peers. My students need a Sphero to help them learn coding. Providing the students with the Sphero will allow them to collaborate and learn coding and computer programming which will give them the opportunity to expand their learning into the future. These valuable skills will be needed to obtain great jobs as they head into the work force in a few years.

Donations for this project will make a positive impact in my students' lives.

The materials will encourage students to explore new fields of interests as they work collaboratively.

Ms. Brooks
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 520 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sphero - 2.0 Smart Toy - Multi • Best Buy Education $113.99 1 $113.99

Materials cost

$113.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.71

Total project goal

$171.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.41

2 Donors

-$148.56

Donations toward project cost

-$126.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.28

match offer

-$22.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$19.42

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.43

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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