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Mr. Kelly from Pleasantville NJ is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM IT UP! Build It Up!

Help me give my students Brackitz building connectors so they can invent anything they imagine. Brackitz connectors opens a world of discovery and Aha! learning that spark imagination and creativity and boost STEM and STEAM achievement.

  • $218 goal

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My Students

The students I work with are very excited about learning and curious about the world around them (especially anything involving STEM). My students love educational technology and it is one of my passions as an educator. Based in a small city in South Jersey, my public elementary school is a diverse community of learners. From many different cultural, socioeconomic and language backgrounds, we share our many different experiences with each other. Our student population includes many high-needs learners and over ninety percent of our student population qualifies for free or reduced-price lunch due to the families' low socioeconomic status.

Most of my classes throughout the day are inclusion classes and it is great to see all of my students collaborating and having fun using technology together!

Despite the difficulties my students endure in and out of the classroom, they truly enjoy coming to school. It is great to see all of my students collaborating and having fun working together! The best way to do this is with technology and your help.

My Project

Brackitz building connectors provides a unique and fun toy building experience where kids can create, build, and engineer anything they can imagine. The students that I work with are very excited about learning and curious about the world around them (especially anything involving STEM). Help engage my students in STEM learning while promoting open-ended, imaginative play.

Brackitz building connectors can unleash the creativity in every student and helps them invent anything they can imagine while opening a world of discovery and "Aha" learning that spark imagination and creativity.

They can create 3D structures, simple machines, animals, buildings and more. And as they build, they’re immersed in design thinking, creativity, and the foundations of math, science, architecture and engineering. These Brackitz building connectors will help my students grow their essential design thinking, collaboration and hands-on learning skills. Designing and creating simple machines and structures introduces children to real-world STEM and STEAM possibilities. Please help enrich my students learning and reinforce the wonder of creativity with open-ended Brackitz projects.

Mr. Kelly
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 250 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brackitz Plank Building Toy Connectors (Red/Blue) • $8.49 6 $50.94
Brackitz Plank Building Toy Connectors (Green/Purple) • $8.49 6 $50.94
Brackitz Plank Building Toy Connectors (Pink) • $8.49 6 $50.94

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