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Ms. Agbowo from Berkeley CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tablet Enabled Computer Science

My students need 10 Android tablets and 5 Android phones to learn computer science by coding Android apps, fashion design tools to investigate computer aided design.

  • $1,339 goal

This project expired on December 31, 2015.

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My Students

We're expanding our hive of activity to include projects in computer science by developing Android apps, and fashion design via computer aided design! My students have proven that their learning preference is project based so the technical skills used in many industries are learned hands-on.

My students are creative geniuses, whose interests are not often catered to in regular subject classes.

In Room 128 we find ways to marry our personal interests with the technology skills of 21st century jobs, so an aspiring rapper will create their own website and now program their own app, a budding fashionista/o will will also create their own website to feature their design style, explore computer aided design in the fashion industry, and an artist will feature their photographic inspiration on their website. Our school focuses on the whole child and connections to academics and the community, so each student can find their talent and set post-secondary goals. We are adding computer science formally to our curriculum, and this project is the first step in exploring curricular ideas. The sky's the limit with the new tools this project will bring to our classroom.

My Project

In Room 128 we find ways to marry our personal interests with the technology skills of 21st century jobs, so an aspiring rapper will create their own website and now code their own app, a budding fashionista/o will will also create their own website to feature their design style, explore computer aided design in the fashion industry, and maybe code a runway show with characters showcasing their designs, and an artist will feature their photographic inspiration on their website. I have included coloring materials so we can return to the creativity of our younger selves, and organizing materials to keep our classroom organized. I'm so excited in anticipation of the ideas envisioned by this project and to add computer science to our school's academic offerings!

This project will make a difference because it brings computer science & programming careers to my students.

Students will program Android apps and games that can run on their personal phones! Students will design fashions that can be sewn by professionals! Students will engage in the creative and technical processes of future possible comp sci careers at an age prior to entering formal education in those fields. But most importantly, this project brings more career ideas to our class hive.

Ms. Agbowo
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
rotor® 7" Bluetooth HD Quad Core 1024X600 Tablet PC Actions 7031 Cortex A9 CPU Android 4.4.2 KitKat 512MB RAM 4GB FLASH Dual Camera Google Play Store WiFi Support Netflix 3D Games Flash Skype (Blue) • Amazon Business $38.88 10 $388.80
Honey-Can-Do CRT-01683 12 Drawer Chrome Studio Organizer Cart • Amazon Business $62.99 2 $125.98
Manhattan 24 Port USB Hub (161718) • Amazon Business $66.23 1 $66.23
ZTE Valet Android Prepaid Phone (TracFone) • Amazon Business $9.99 5 $49.95
Deflecto 39010104 9-Canister carousel organizer, six 3 & three 6 clear canisters, black lids • Amazon Business $22.12 2 $44.24
Mead Teacher Storage Bin, Teal (72286) • Amazon Business $11.59 3 $34.77
Fashion Plates Deluxe Kit • Amazon Business $21.29 1 $21.29
Expo 2 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, 16-Pack, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $10.19 2 $20.38
Apache 3 Mil Letter Size (9 x 11.5") Crystal Clear Universal Thermal Laminating Pouches, 100 Count • Amazon Business $9.96 2 $19.92
Arteck Ultra-Thin Apple iPad Mini Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard Folio Case Cover with Built-In Stand Groove for Apple iPad Mini 3 / 2 / 1 / iPad Mini with Retina Display with 130 Degree Swivel Rotating - Silver • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
HDE Kids Shock Proof Steering Wheel Case with Stand for iPad Mini / Mini 2 / Mini 3 / Retina (Purple) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Paper Mate InkJoy Quatro 4-Color Ballpoint Pen, Fashion Colors, Medium (1.0 mm), Single • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Staedtler Triplus Fineliner Pen Pack of 10 - Color: Blue • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
Swingline Thermal Laminator, Inspire Plus, Quick Warm-Up, Includes Laminating Pouches, White/Gray (1701857ECR) • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
Axis 45504 3 Outlet Indoor Extension Cord, 8 Feet (Brown) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Staedtler Triplus Fineliner 334-54 Tips - French Green (Pack of 10) • Amazon Business $11.24 1 $11.24
Cardinal Expanding Pocket Dividers (CRD84013) • Amazon Business $5.59 2 $11.18
[New Upgraded Version] Kamor® Ultra-sensitive Stylus/Styli Touch Screen Cell phone Tablet Pen , Dual-Purpose with Micro-Knit Technology Capacitive Stylus with fine tip pen, work for Apple iPad, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad air/iPad 5, iPad Mini, iPad Mini 2, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPod, Nexus 7/7 2013/10/5, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7/10, Samsung galaxy Tab 3 7.0/10, Samsung Galaxy Tab Note 2, Samsung galaxy note 10.1 2014 edition tablet, Samsung Galaxy S3/S4 Mini/S4/S4 Mini, Dell Venue 8 Pro/11 pro/7/8, HTC One, LG G2, Lenovo IdeaTab A1000L,Lenovo Miix 2, Asus VivoTab ME400c, Acer A1-830, LG G Pad 8.3 and all capacitive touchscreen devices. (Silver) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Optimal Shop 13 Port USB Hub, Power Strip Style with On / Off Switch, Black • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ball Pen, Medium Point (1.0 mm), Blue, 60-Count • Amazon Business $4.79 2 $9.58
Fashion Design Portfolio • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Interior Design Sketch Portfolio • Amazon Business $9.12 1 $9.12
Officemate Silver Binder Clips, Assorted Sizes, 30/Tub (31021) • Amazon Business $2.89 3 $8.67
Kantek Acrylic Tape Dispenser, 2 3/4 x 6 x 1 3/4 Inches , Clear (AD60) • Amazon Business $8.43 1 $8.43
STAEDTLER Triplus Mobile Office • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
ASX(TM) Magnetic Detachable Fish-Eye Lens Wide Angle Micro Lens 3-in-1 Kits for iphone 6 5 5C 5S 4S ipad mini Air 4 3 2 Samsung Galaxy S5 S4 S3 S2 Note 3 2 Sony Xperia HTC w flat camera (Black) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Project Runway Portfolio • Amazon Business $6.94 1 $6.94
Fashion Angels Fashion Design Sketch Portfolio Artist Set • Amazon Business $6.71 1 $6.71
Staedtler Triplus Textsurfer Highlighter, 4 Color Set (362 SB4) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
BESDATA Ultra Thin Magnetic Smart Cover [Auto Wake/Sleep Function] & Translucent Back Case for Apple iPad Mini 2 / Mini 3 (7.9" version with Retina Display) + Screen Protector + Cleaning Cloth + Stylus, Gold - PT3109 • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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