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Mrs. Rudnicki Samson from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Technology Beyond A Screen

My students need a Botley coding robot to experience coding in real life.

  • $158 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In a neighborhood where violence is an everyday part of life, school becomes so much more than just a place to learn. The students in my classroom recognize the value of an education as a means to a positive future and, hopefully, someday a safer community as well.

Our students are English Language Learners in an urban neighborhood.

School is their safe haven and a place where they can focus on a positive future. They are eager to learn and take pride in the investment of others in their education.

My Project

Our students have begun to experience coding via multiple resources including google coding and scratch. However some of our learners are struggling. My hope is that introducing a Botley coding robot will help my more visual and kinesthetic learners. I want them to experience the academic benefits and value of coding. It will also help to lessen the frustration for those student who are struggling with coding and help them feel the pride that comes with successful projects. I also hope that even those who’s are excelling at coding will see the benefits of coding without being behind a screen.

Mrs. Rudnicki Samson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Botley The Coding Robot & Action Challenge Accessory Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $102.43 1 $102.43

Materials cost

$102.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$133.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.64

Total project goal

$157.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$157.61

5 Donors

-$67.96

Donations toward project cost

-$67.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.60

match offer

-$78.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$66.61

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.29

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$0.00

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