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Mr. Mack from Burlington VT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

SSD Down! Hard Drive Failure!

Help me give my students a hard drive to help make their laptop functional again!

  • $156 goal

This project expired on April 1, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I'm hoping to inspire my students with technology and connect it to mathematics. We'll take on blogging, Twitter, video editing, 3D printing, Skype, and much, much more! My fourth grade students come from a variety of backgrounds. Fifty percent of my students live in high poverty areas, and about 15 percent of them are English Language Learners from South Africa, Vietnam, Nigeria, Bhutan, and other countries.

Our school is a K-5 Vermont school that loves embracing STEM activities.

We put tools into the hands of students to keep them energized. My students are an energetic and inspired group of learners who love utilizing technology.

My Project

Having a hard drive that is functional is vital for a laptop to function. A laptop had a hard drive error, and with a simple hard drive I can clone it and create a new hard drive so that the laptop is functional again.

Maintaining laptops is expensive but a simple SSD will make this one functional again.

We use laptops everyday, whether to help differentiate our math, help students with their writing, find just right resources, or connecting with other schools to find interesting technological projects! Help us get this laptop functional again with just a simple SSD hard drive.

Mr. Mack
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kingston Data Center DC500R solid state drive 480 GB SATA 6Gb s • CDW-G $100.72 1 $100.72

Materials cost

$100.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$132.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.33

Total project goal

$155.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$155.56

1 Donor

-$104.00

Donations toward project cost

-$88.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.60

match offer

-$51.56

Match offer toward project cost

-$43.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.73

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$0.00

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