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Mr. Ingram from Camden NJ is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

My Driving Skills Are Improving

My students need Ram and a solid state hard drive so they can use the driving simulators.

  • $578 goal

This project expired on September 10, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in Camden, N.J. This city has one of the highest crime rates in the country. My students deal with daily; crime, gangs. poverty, no family structure. I go to my students' homes and see their deplorable living conditions. They barely have any furniture, limited lighting, and bug infested rooms. While they deal with all of that many come to school to get a break from their lives and are eager to learn.

One class my students look forward to is Driver Education.

They want to get their drivers license without having to drive illegally, which many do. So many students are bored with school yet are eager to get a class that will be immediately beneficial to them.

Some of my students will wait past their 17th birthday just to take the New Jersey State written test in my class, even though they could go to motor vehicle department and take the test.

My Project

The driving simulators in my school are 23 years old. I am trying to upgrade the system so my students can use the new monitors, keyboard and DVD movies. Upgrading the system will allow my students to coordinate each individual driving simulator to the DVD movies they are following. Each students display will record their driving mistakes; steering, turn signals, speedometer, braking and accelerating. The students reactions to their drives won't record properly without being able to have the speed quality of the hard drive to send the signal to the simulator and consequently to the teachers monitor for review.

Mr. Ingram
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 190 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung 860 EVO 1TB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-76E1T0B/AM) & Corsair Dual SSD Mounting Bracket 3.5" Bundle • Amazon Business $273.77 1 $273.77
Corsair CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10 Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory 1.5V • Amazon Business $124.99 1 $124.99
CORSAIR MM800 Polaris RGB Mouse Pad - 15 RGB LED Zones - USB Passthrough - High-Performance Mouse Pad Optimized for Gaming Sensors • Amazon Business $55.01 1 $55.01

Materials cost

$453.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$490.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.57

Total project goal

$577.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$577.15

2 Donors

-$434.15

Donations toward project cost

-$369.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.12

match offer

-$143.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$121.55

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.45

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$0.00

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