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. Burcalow from Las Vegas NV is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need More Bytes for Our Apple

My students need an iPad, a cover for it and a book on coding to continue with our STEM projects.

  • $497 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I do a push-in program for gifted and talented students (GATE). What this means is that I go into the classroom and meet the needs of not only GATE students, but the rest of the class. Our school is over 95% free and reduced lunch which makes us a Title 1 school.

Our school motto this year is Building a Legacy of Incredible Student Success (BLISS), but we can't do this if our technology is not up-to-date.

We need more up-to-date technology that supports the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) projects that are out there. Is so sad when a child loses their love for technology because of frustration with it not being capable to other technology.

My Project

Our iPad are generations behind or are being used for testing. We need an iPad with the ability to connect to some of the new robots for coding. Our old iPad are not compatible to them.

Our other need for a new iPad is that we need an iPad with enough memory capacity so we are not constantly deleting apps to load other apps and losing our work.

This wastes time for the students. It creates frustration which stifles our creativity and critical problem skills. We want to create students who embrace STEM activities, not have a bad taste for it because the technology is out of date.

The benefits for having an updated iPad are that more students will be able to do the activity. The students will not lose work that has been saved on the app which allows them to work more in depth on STEM projects thus expanding their creativity and problem solving skills..

Ms. Burcalow
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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. Burcalow is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $329.99 1 $329.99
Unofficial Minecraft STEM Lab for Kids: Family-Friendly Projects for Exploring Concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (Lab Series) • Amazon Business $15.17 1 $15.17
iPad Case, iPad 2/3/4 Case, Dteck(TM) PU Leather Kickstand Case Auto Sleep/Wake Function [Card Slot] Flip Folio Protective Shell Magnetic Closure Wallet Smart Cover for Apple iPad 2 3 4 - Live it • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

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


3 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":"Las Vegas","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[151155],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NV","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3563199,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":88,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Burcalow","authorIds":{"151155":{"owner":"Ms. Burcalow","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3563199],"proposalHash":"-2047852992","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":44637,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":221,"proposalURL":"project/may-the-force-be-with-you/5544377/","proposalTitle":"May the Force Be With You","proposalId":5544377},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTY2NjE5MA==","NTU2MDE5Nw==","MTUxMTU1","NDY0MDI1Mg=="],"teacherId":151155,"schoolCounty":"Clark","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NV","name":"Nevada"}}