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Mrs. Tatum from Denver CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Who Runs the World? Kids Who Run Robots!

Help me give my students skills for the future! Sphero+ SPRK+ beginner robots will help my students learn the basics of programming and inspire their curiosity and creativity.

  • $696 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are brilliant and resilient 6th graders striving for college. They are gamers and athletes, care-givers and creators (and much, much more!) - eager to unleash their brilliance in new ways every day.

Providing students from diverse backgrounds with new and engaging opportunities to learn complex skills and concepts, problem-solve, collaborate and create will take them miles on the road to college-readiness in the 21st century.

This project will provide opportunities like this for many years and many students to come!

My Project

Sphero SPRK+ robots will not only bring tremendous joy to my students, they will also be a tool for developing critical skills for their future. Students will problem-solve and persevere through trial and error to make the robots roll through mazes, paint, and even swim!

Learning coding and programming is the key to unlocking a multitude opportunities for students.

Through the use of Sphero SPRK+ robots, students will learn to work effectively in teams to create and innovate. They will also learn the basics of the coding and programming skills that will be highly desired by colleges and employers in their future.

Mrs. Tatum
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 100 students.

10 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sphero SPRK+ - SPRK+ • Best Buy Education $129.99 4 $519.96

Materials cost

$519.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$33.28

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$591.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.30

Total project goal

$695.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$695.34

8 Donors

-$417.82

Donations toward project cost

-$363.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.42

Matching donations from our partners

-$267.81

Match offers toward project cost

-$227.64

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.17

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.71

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$0.00

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