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Mr. Girba from Garden Grove CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

UPgrade to UPgrade Student Production!

My students need a crucial upgrade to technology used on a daily basis. This particular technology, a SATA III Internal SSD, is utilized to create, revise, and publish in the classroom.

  • $212 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are amongst a diverse group of individuals that are looking to make their mark on the world. As schools explore and implement technology, our scholars are asked to take on much more each year to prepare them for college, trade schools, and life. The option has been eliminated for them to learn or not to learn new technologies, it is simply to learn them and harness them to become life long learners. The common theme amongst students are that they can learn, utilize, and become advanced at technologies that come out and the expectation of them to use them; however, most students only have this access available to them at school. It is imperative that the technology must work. I open my doors early and at lunch, or anytime needed so they can utilize what is in class so they can be successful. Sometimes it's applying for an online only job position, submitting college applications, checking emails, and also completing work and assignments for not only my class, but others.

"Is your class open today?"

"Can I come in at lunch to finish up and use your printer? I don't have one at home."

My Project

The biggest adversary, aside from not having technology, is technology that has slowed down and is need of a desperate upgrade. The small, seemingly behind the scenes Solid State Drive will be an asset to the classroom and upgrade a outdated and slow piece of technology that is utilized on a daily basis and deliver on demand. This may seem like a small piece of the larger puzzle, but without key components coming together, students face long wait times, daunting tasks uncompleted, and have to forge through resources to complete given assignments outside of class.

Technology is used daily and needed in order to continue the fast paced production, revision, and publication of text.

Students learn and utilize technology to become better writers. Through interactive demonstrations and personal writing the technology is an asset to completing tasks.

Mr. Girba
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung 860 EVO 500GB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-76E500B/AM) • Amazon Business $134.99 1 $134.99

Materials cost

$134.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.35

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$179.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.65

Total project goal

$211.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$211.01

1 Donor

-$211.01

Donations toward project cost

-$179.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.65

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$0.00

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