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Mrs. Neyland from Houston TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEMing It Up in GT

My students need Sphero SPRK + robots to help them enhance their 21st century learning!

  • $678 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in a Hurricane Harvey area near Johnson Space Center. My students come from all over the world and from many cultural and economic backgrounds. Many of the students I service in my GT pullout program come from low socio-economic or ELL backgrounds. Giftedness can manifest in many different ways, such as intellectual, creative, artistic, or leadership skills. They come to my class with a million questions and a thirst for information!

My classroom environment encourages cooperation, collaboration, and communication.

Every day my room is full of activity as students participate in lessons that encourage not only academic growth but also social-emotional growth. My students love STEM challenges that allow them to apply 21st century skills in an environment where thinking outside the box is encouraged.

My Project

I am seeking four Sphero Sprk+ education robots to be used for teaching my K-5 gifted and talented students. The Sphero Sprk+ robots will be an effective tool to reinforcing STEM content while teaching students to code and gain social experience working together with their peers.

Students will work collaboratively to complete projects.

They will participate in a variety of STEM and STEAM activities with the Sphero. Projects will include, but are not limited to, coding a Sphero to navigate a maze, creating original pieces of Artwork with the Sphero, creating dance routines for the robots, and even participating in a battle bot competition.

Mrs. Neyland
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sphero SPRK+ STEAM Educational Robot • Amazon Business $129.99 4 $519.96
Hexnub Cover for Sphero Robotic Ball 2.0 & SPRK App-enabled Toys - Accessories to Protect your Robot - Pink • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Hexnub Cover for Sphero Robotic Ball 2.0 & SPRK App-enabled Toys - Accessories to Protect your Robot - Blue • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$537.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$576.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$101.65

Total project goal

$677.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$677.66

13 Donors

-$627.42

Donations toward project cost

-$535.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$91.71

match offer

-$47.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$40.30

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.11

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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