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Mr. Orofino from Bay Shore NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

What About Bots?

My students need two Botley coding robot bundles to learn about robots.

  • $280 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our middle school is a diverse high-needs school of about 1,400 sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students. Almost 50% qualify for free or reduced price lunch. Many of our students receive services, including ESL (English as a Second Language), special education, and academic intervention. My technology classes support students of all ability levels to help them think critically, solve problems, and apply design thinking principles to hands-on learning. Students learn how to apply what they learn in content area classes to real-life situations.

My Project

Botley robots are a wonderful way to introduce students to the world of robotics. They are perfect to use with special education students and English language learners. With Botley robots my students can develop computational thinking skills without computers. These skills include critical thinking, problem solving, sequencing, and logic. A small group of students will develop collaboration skills when they work together to navigate Botley through mazes and stunts. Our students must develop these skills not only to prepare for college and careers, but also life. With your support our students will be able to program Botley to follow up to 120 commands!

Mr. Orofino
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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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 2 $204.86

Materials cost

$204.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$237.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.99

Total project goal

$279.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$279.92

1 Donor

-$139.96

Donations toward project cost

-$118.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.99

match offer

-$139.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$118.96

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.99

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$0.00

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