As part of Ripple’s $29 million donation to fund every active project on DonorsChoose.org, more than 200 new 3Doodler projects have been funded representing an estimated 10,000 students.
This donation represents a $125,000 commitment made by the cryptocurrency company to support 3Doodlers in classrooms across America. We agree, this is the #BestSchoolDay!
In November 2017, we joined with DonorsChoose.org for the second year to help get 3Doodler into more classrooms across the US. Our goal? To make learning fun and encourage students to thrive on hands-on learning with 3D technology.
Teachers were encouraged to submit projects on DonorsChoose.org for the 3Doodler Match Offer 2017, requesting 3Doodler EDU bundles for the chance to receive matched donations. This year we also put in a special bonus donation for Special Education teachers.
How 3Doodler Helped Hands-on Learning
Through this campaign, we raised $150,000, which helped 51,714 students gain access to the 3Doodler across 385 schools. Out of the 405 projects that were funded, 68% were from schools with students from low-income households, all the way from Pre K-2 to Grade 12. More than 10% of the projects supported special education.
3Doodler In The Classroom
We’ve received the sweetest letters from the students who have started using their 3Doodlers! Take a look at all the creative ways they’re using the pen:
“ I have STEM class every day and it is my favorite part of the day…I’m glad I can use the pens because it relaxes me and I get to make pretty things. – Jayden, student “
Inspiring students to learn through creativity, play, and hands-on learning has always been a key focus at 3Doodler, and remains one of the key motivators for us to do what we do. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Donorschoose.org and all the teachers who have participated in this campaign for making learning fun again!
Watch this space for more updates on 3Doodler creations inside the different classrooms. We’re very excited to see what the students will create!
Listen to a podcast on ‘Creating Breathtaking Projects with 3Doodler’ on Scalar Learning here.
For more information about 3Doodler EDU products, please visit http://edu.the3doodler.com/
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