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 »
Menu
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.

 

Mrs. Sprigby from Tulsa OK is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

iGroup for Students with Autism

My students need an iPod to use during group time.

  • $414 goal

This project expired on June 11, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach in a classroom designed for students on the Autism spectrum. The students range in age from Kindergarten to 5th grade. We are a self contained classroom full of active kids with short attention spans.

Group time in my classroom is a MESS! For the most part, the students enjoy the daily routine of songs and activities. Most of my students (8 of which are present for daily group) require constant adult support to stay focused and seated when there is a lapse in activity. Using our small stereo and a selection of CDs causes several breaks in activity where the students become distracted. I also have a student that is obsessed with electronic buttons and it is a constant fight to keep him away from our stereo and keep the music uninterrupted by him!

I need an IPOD to use during group time. I have a docking station already and think that importing my CDs into the Ipod and creating playlists for the week would make group time go much more smoothly. The built in speaker incorporated in this model would enable me to take our songs with us as well! This would assist in transitions to and from different areas of the school as well as during wait times that normally result in meltdowns.

Your donation will enable my students to be more independently successful during the school day. I look forward to sending you our thanks!!!!!

Mrs. Sprigby
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters 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

4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 11 students.

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. Sprigby is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
COMPUTERS MP-3 DEVICES MP3 DEVICE - APPLE 8772072 • Best Buy $299.99 1 $299.99

Materials cost

$299.99

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$13.50

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$338.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.41

Total project goal

$413.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$413.40

3 Donors

-$122.00

Donations toward project cost

-$100.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.96

match offer

-$291.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$238.95

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.45

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Tulsa","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[155357],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"OK","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":354529,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/igroup-for-students-with-autism/354529/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":11,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Sprigby","authorIds":{"155357":{"owner":"Mrs. Sprigby","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[354529],"proposalHash":"22958229","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-4_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":65660,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NDczMDk1","MTQ1Mzc2","MjEwMzE1","NDY1OTUw"],"teacherId":155357,"schoolCounty":"Tulsa","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"OK","name":"Oklahoma"}}