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  • My Class Needs STEM materials to Engage my students in Science and Problem Solving.

    Launched October 13th, 2017 Project Deadline December 31st, 2017
    Classroom Size 30 Students School Size 184 Students

    My Students

    The class that will benefit from this project is comprised of 30 fourth and fifth graders. They come from a diverse set of backgrounds and all have their own learning journeys. My students thrive on "hands on" learning . They prefer the process of inquiry and many of them have demonstrated a keen interest in STEM which I would like them to pursue. We would also like to integrate ART thus the term, STEAM. Our school does not have any funds to purchase the necessary equipment.

    How will this project impact them?

    Our children are growing up in a world where computer literacy is as essential as reading, writing and mathematics. My intention is to introduce a variety of STEAM activities to my students during science class in order to make science more engaging and fun for them. With these tools, my students will learn how to work collaboratively, communicate effectively and solve problems- skills that are becoming more and more relevant in today’s society I would be using the resources to enhance the new Science curriculum to teach the core competencies of cooperative group work, inquiry, problem solving and comparing results. I am hoping that when the students have “mastered” their learning they will be able to work with younger students teaching them what they have learned thus creating a passion for STEAM science.

  • Where the $1476.26 goes

    1

    Applying STEM Reproducible Activities - Gr. 4

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $19.95 x 1 = $19.95
    2

    Applying STEM Reproducible Activities - Gr. 5

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $19.95 x 1 = $19.95
    3

    LittleBits Arduino Coding Kit

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $149.95 x 2 = $299.90
    4

    LittleBits Gizmos & Gadgets 2nd Edition Kit

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $299.95 x 1 = $299.95
    5

    LittleBits Rule Your Room Kit

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $149.95 x 2 = $299.90
    Shipping & Handling $140.95
    Provincial and Federal Taxes $112.76
    Fulfillment Materials * $45.00
    3rd Party Payment Processing Fee ** $16.46
    Project cost excluding donation to support myclassneeds.ca $1,254.82
    Optional donation to support myclassneeds.ca *** $221.44
    Project cost including donation to support myclassneeds.ca $1,476.26
    0 donors -$0.00
    Still needed $1,476.26

    * 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 Mr. Andrews

I am a grade four and five teacher at Cape Horn Elementary School. I have been an Educator in the Coquitlam School District since 1989. I am always searching for new and innovative ways to engage my students in learning and to encourage them to take ownership of their learning. My pas...

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