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.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Witter from Steelton PA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Full STEAM Ahead In Music Class, The Final Chapter

Help me give my students a Sphero Specdrums workstation, including an Apple iPad, a 2-ring Specdrums set, and protective cases for both parts of the kit.

  • $608 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a Title I, universal free breakfast and lunch district. We have approximately 1400 students in our district, about 800 of those are in our elementary building. Our population is very diverse, and most students are from low SES homes.

They are budding scholars, creators, inventors, musicians, athletes, entrepreneurs, artists - really, the sky is the limit with these kids.

They are blank slates with their whole lives in front of them, and I am privileged to work with them every day! My students are extraordinary!

My Project

With the help of some amazing and generous donors, we have been able to procure 2 complete Sphero Specdrums workstations. Once we are able to return to school, we will able to use this amazing tool in music class to create beautiful works of art and music!

Two complete Specdrums workstations are a good start to help my students down the path and teach them how science, music, engineering and art are truly integrated, but it isn't enough.

With approximately 25 students per class grades 1 - 4, it would be difficult to engage students with just two sets that they would have to wait long periods of time between uses. Another complete workstation is an integral piece of the puzzle as we work to incorporate STEAM in the special areas, specifically music. Three workstations allows for student collaboration, and relatively low wait times for use in music centers.

This is just the start of STEAM in music class! This technology will have a huge impact on a lot of amazing young people!

Mrs. Witter
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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

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 Mrs. Witter is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple 10.2-inch iPad Wi-Fi - 7th generation - tablet - 32 GB - 10.2' • Best Buy Education $330.00 1 $330.00
Sphero Specdrums (2 Rings) App-Enabled Musical Rings with Play Pad Included - White (SD01WRW2), Package may vary • Amazon Business $84.93 1 $84.93
OtterBox Defender Series - protective case for tablet • Best Buy Education $51.00 1 $51.00
LTGEM EVA Hard Case for Sphero 2 Ring Specdrums - Travel Protective Carrying Storage Bag • 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


5 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Matching donations from our partners


Match offers toward project cost


Match offers 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":"Steelton","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[7062205],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"PA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4895739,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":800,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Witter","authorIds":{"7062205":{"owner":"Mrs. Witter","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4895739],"proposalHash":"-2124259242","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21546412,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NzIxNDgzNQ==","NzE4MTI0MA==","MTkzMjQyOA==","NzE5NzM0Mg==","NzIzNjI2NA==","NzA2MjIwNQ==","NTc2MDUwNg=="],"teacherId":7062205,"schoolCounty":"Dauphin","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"PA","name":"Pennsylvania"}}