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Mrs. Dooney from Fayetteville NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wow! Combining STEM Lab Materials with Reading Comprehension!

Help me give my students the ability to create and learn how to utilize hands-on technology in order to demonstrate an understanding of learning standards.

  • $1,022 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in our fifth grade cluster are curious and hard-working boys and girls that come from a hodgepodge of various backgrounds. Our school is a Title I school and is nestled in a high-poverty area of town where our students receive 100% lunches that are at no cost to the students and families.

Our school is a family that is focused on building relationships with our students and parents and providing the students with the necessary tools to become future leaders.

Many of our students do not have access to adequate technologies at home, but our school is determined to provide each student with equitable access to technology in order to assist them in becoming college and career ready adults.

My Project

The 21st century classroom no longer consists of rows of desks and rote memory lessons. Our children today need stimulation, consistent feedback, and a hands-on approach to learning. This can sometimes be difficult in the reading classroom. Although we collaborate in group work and ELA discussions, students rarely get an opportunity to develop digital literacy mastery during reading class.

It is my sincere goal to have students working hands-on with these STEM tools in order to assist them in becoming more digital literate while enhancing and empowering their learning of reading standards.

We will not just be sitting down reading, discussing, and taking assessments on books. Rather, we will be up working with circuit boards and the scratch program to demonstrate our understanding of critical comprehension standards.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Makey Makey Stem Pack - Classroom Invention Literacy Kit • Amazon Business $699.95 1 $699.95
Makey Makey: An Invention Kit for Everyone • Amazon Business $49.95 1 $49.95
20 Makey Makey Projects for the Evil Genius • Amazon Business $17.00 1 $17.00

Materials cost

$766.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$59.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$868.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$153.22

Total project goal

$1,021.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,021.44

1 Donor

-$25.00

Donations toward project cost

-$21.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

match offer

-$996.44

Match offer toward project cost

-$846.97

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$149.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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