You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.


Ms. L. from Joelton TN is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Interactive iPad

My students need a 21st century classroom experience with modern tools. This iPad will be used critically as a resource in running small groups, working on projects, and guide students through the daily lessons.

  • $382 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At our school, we have a wonderful group of students faced with more than their share of challenges. Most students endure a bus ride of 12 miles out of urban Nashville to Joelton,a rural town north of the city. A Title I school, 100% of our students population qualifies for the free and reduced price lunch program.

Although our school and population experience systemic disadvantages, I am confident that with our dedicated team and amazing students, our school can reach its potential.

Currently, our school is among the lowest-performing in the state. Our school has a history of high teacher and principal turnover over the past several years. However, with the arrival of a new principal last year and many new teachers, including several Teach for America teachers, myself included--our school has already experienced significant growth in academics, behavior, and morale.

My Project

My students deserve to be engaged and excited about the skills they are mastering. I know that an iPad in my classroom will allow my students and I to leverage our currently unused Apple TV to bring more spark and passion for learning in the classroom.

Utilizing an iPad and an Apple TV (to which my school has no resources to connect), my students and I will be able to dramatically enhance our classroom experience.

In my humanities course, we will be able to use the iPad as a whole-class to project current student work, edit our work, take virtual field trips (especially important to our extended unit on conservation!). The new technology will also be used to run small group instruction with videos and guided lessons, like Khan Academy and NearPod, to increase achievement for students on varying levels. Furthermore, the iPad will allow me to easily log student behaviors in our behavior tracking system, Kickboard, and update grades in real-time. With this resource, I am confident that my classroom culture and student achievement will improve exponentially.

Ms. L.
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. L. is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad with WiFi, 32GB, Gold (2017 Model) • Amazon Business $290.00 1 $290.00

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


5 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Joelton","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4474508],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"TN","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3113562,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":false,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":145,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. L.","authorIds":{"4474508":{"owner":"Ms. L.","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3113562],"proposalHash":"-1720150598","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":23,"teacherChallengeId":20941103,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":4474508,"schoolCounty":"Davidson","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"TN","name":"Tennessee"}}