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Mr. Hoover from Olympia WA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Switch The Gears Into Learning Mode

My students need a Nintendo Switch to use as reward for positive behavior and academic success.

  • $687 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with students that need extra social and emotional support. These kids often have challenging behaviors that hinder their educational development. These kids come to me from different schools in the district, when interventions in the general education classroom are not working.

It's hard to determine why these kids exhibit these behaviors.

Many of these kids have experienced some sort of trauma. Many are on free and reduced lunch. Mental health may also be a factor.

The main focus of the program is to help these kids improve their social skills. We teach them appropriate coping mechanisms to deal with frustration along with all academic subjects.

My Project

My students will work harder if they have a meaningful incentive. Video games are a huge motivator for most of the kids. Students who are showing appropriate behaviors and completing their school work can earn money that can be exchanged for rewards.

The Nintendo switch is very popular with kids this age and would be an excellent option to use as a reward in my program.

It would also be a great way for the kids to practice social skills like taking turns and dealing with competition. Many of the games themselves promote problem solving and can have an educational benefit as well.

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 8 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nintendo Switch - Neon Blue and Red Joy-Con • Amazon Business $299.00 1 $299.00
Nintendo Joy-Con (L/R) - Neon Red/Neon Blue • Amazon Business $74.00 1 $74.00
Nintendo Labo - Variety Kit • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Nintendo Switch • Amazon Business $58.99 1 $58.99

Materials cost

$501.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$43.92

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$583.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.96

Total project goal

$686.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$686.39

1 Donor

-$583.43

Donations toward project cost

-$583.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$102.96

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$0.00

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