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Mr. Moore from Philadelphia PA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Teaching Coding With Sphero

Help me give my students a sphero bot and iPad for coding in class.

  • $1,767 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come from across our city and our entire school qualifies for free lunch and transportation to and from school based on the fact that the majority of our students live below the poverty level.

Despite the issues facing our students, they come to school every day and persevere.

Most every student attends college post-graduation. Our students need any support available, as our school and district often cannot provide the resources necessary for our students to compete with other high schools in our region.

My Project

I will use this iPad and Sphero robot in my school to help introduce students to coding. Sphero is a great robot for students to get a chance to play with - they can control the robot and learn coding at the same time. They will use the iPad to download the correlating apps.

With your help, I will add an iPad and Sphero to the assortment of technology that I have available for use in our school.

They would learn how to work together in STEAM centered activities focusing on a common goal. Effective collaboration is a challenging skill to teach and adding Sphero Bolts to our school would be a great way to learn this skill. The skills they would acquire would greatly benefit them as they grow as little coders.

Mr. Moore
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - 11-Inch iPad Pro (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi + Cellular - 512GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $1,299.99 1 $1,299.99
Sphero - BOLT • Best Buy Education $149.99 1 $149.99

Materials cost

$1,449.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$21.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,501.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$265.01

Total project goal

$1,766.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,766.74

1 Donor

-$750.87

Donations toward project cost

-$750.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$883.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$750.86

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$132.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$132.51

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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