Learning to Code, Problem Solve, and Have Fun with Ozobot

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  • My Class Needs an Ozobot to code and improve problem solving skills

    Launched August 8th, 2017 Project Deadline January 10th, 2018
    Classroom Size 24 Students School Size 165 Students

    My Students

    My class is a diverse, energetic, and curious group of grade 3/4 students. These students come from a wide range of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds, as well as a high number of English Language Learners who are new to Canada, students with special needs, and students below and above grade level. These students prefer different learning styles, including visual, auditory, verbal, and kinesthetic. However, they all have one thing in common; they love to learn by using technology!

    How will this project impact them?

    I want to improve my students problem solving and computational skills through the use of technology, more specifically coding. Coding is a subject that is new to the BC Curriculum and is embedded within each grade level. I feel it is important for my students to learn the basic coding skills because it is necessary for their future and education. Students will use the Ozobot to learn hands-on about robotics and programming while working on STEM applications and challenges. The Ozobot will teach them to learn in a way that is fun, engaging, and allows them to play at the same time. Once my students have had the opportunity to learn and play around with the Ozobot, my goal for them will be to create their own playgrounds and share their work with their peers and parents. Many of these students do not have access to an Ozobot at home and I want them to have this experience.

  • Where the $1561.04 goes

    1

    Ozobot Bit Crystal White Classpack - Set of 12

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $799.95 x 1 = $799.95
    2

    Ozobot Bit Starter Pack, Crystal White

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $79.95 x 2 = $159.90
    3

    Crayola Washable Marker Refills - 12 Pack - Red

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $8.95 x 1 = $8.95
    4

    Crayola Washable Marker Refills - 12 Pack - Green

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $8.95 x 1 = $8.95
    5

    Crayola Washable Marker Refills - 12 Pack - Blue

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $8.95 x 1 = $8.95
    6

    Crayola Washable Marker Refills - 12 Pack - Black

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $8.95 x 1 = $8.95
    Shipping & Handling $149.35
    Provincial and Federal Taxes $119.48
    Fulfillment Materials * $45.00
    3rd Party Payment Processing Fee ** $17.40
    Project cost excluding donation to support myclassneeds.ca $1,326.88
    Optional donation to support myclassneeds.ca *** $234.16
    Project cost including donation to support myclassneeds.ca $1,561.04
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    Still needed $1,561.04

    * 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. Thoms

My name is Stephanie Thoms and I have been a teacher in the Coquitlam School District for almost 6 years. I am a teacher at Mountain View Elementary and teach grade 3/4.

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