Curiosity Seekers ( Makerspace)

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  • My Class Needs makerspace materials and supplies to engage and empower our students

    Launched May 31st, 2017 Project Deadline December 31st, 2017
    Classroom Size 200 Students School Size 200 Students

    My Students

    We have 200 students from JK to grade 8 at our school. I am very fortunate, as my role as Learning Resource Teacher allows me the opportunity to visit and support all of the classrooms at our school. Our students have a variety of learning profiles and are some of the most respectful and dedicated students that I have ever met! As a staff we are constantly exploring ways that we can provide our students with meaningful, inspiring and authentic learning.

    How will this project impact them?

    We'd like to create a space where students are free to imagine, explore, produce, communicate, invent, learn, create and think critically. By creating a makerspace within our learning commons, we will be providing students a safe environment to take ownership of their learning and deepen their thinking through innovation, curiosity, problem solving, decision making and perservance. What is a makerspace?  "It is a place for everyone creative and not creative to come and explore their passions using raw materials, tools, technology,repurposed items and imagination. People can work individually or collaboratively using technology and drawing on the collective wisdom of those in the room to help achieve their goal in a makerspace."(Teacher Librarian,2014)

  • Where the $1340.08 goes

    1

    LittleBits™ Gizmos & Gadgets 2nd Edition Kit

    Wintergreen

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    $299.95 x 1 = $299.95
    2

    LittleBits™ Arduino Coding Kit

    Wintergreen

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    $149.95 x 1 = $149.95
    3

    Electricity Activity Lab

    Wintergreen

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    $114.95 x 1 = $114.95
    4

    Cubelets Introductory Kit

    Wintergreen

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    $249.95 x 1 = $249.95
    Shipping & Handling $122.22
    Provincial and Federal Taxes $138.34
    Fulfillment Materials * $45.00
    3rd Party Payment Processing Fee ** $18.71
    Other $0.00
    Project cost excluding donation to support myclassneeds.ca $1,139.07
    Optional donation to support myclassneeds.ca *** $201.01
    Project cost including donation to support myclassneeds.ca $1,340.08
    0 donors -$0.00
    Still needed $1,340.08

    * Fulfillment Materials: This covers the physical costs of processing teacher and student thank-you letters and pictures, including printing, postage, labels, envelopes, cover sheets, etc.

    ** Payment Processing Fee: An average of fees charged to MyClassNeeds for processing donations (e.g. credit card payments through a secure server). We have worked hard to select the most secure option for the cost.

    *** Optional Donation: An optional donation to support MyClassNeeds which is calculated at 15% of the project’s price tag. The optional contribution supports the work we do to engage teachers, build awareness, and to generally run MyClassNeeds. To do that we need a world- class website supported by strong business systems and processes that improve over time.


    Disclaimer: MyClassNeeds (MCN ) is the charitable affiliate of Curriculum Services Canada (CSC). MCN and CSC do not endorse or promote any particular supplier, product, or service requested by the teachers through our online crowdfunding platform. MCN assesses every project to ensure that the requested resources represent the most economical and impactful approach to enriching students’ learning experience.

    MCN will contact the school administrator associated with the specific project and ensure that the administrator has given approval to the project to go ahead and that the resources requested meet the fundraising guidelines within their province, board or district and school.

    MCN will seek competitive prices from various suppliers to ensure the best possible price for the materials and services. Where available, MCN may (at our discretion) suggest lower-cost alternatives that may accomplish the same project goals. Our suggestion of an alternate option is not an endorsement by either MCN or CSC of the supplier, product or service and the final decision on the choice of resource is made by the teacher(s) themselves.

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by Mrs. Suisham

I have been a teacher for 20 years and have taught students from grade 1 through 8. I am currently the Learning Resource Teacher at our school and love advocating for my students unique learning styles.

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