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Mrs. W. from Oxford ME is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating A Calming And Pleasant Classroom Atmosphere

My students need light filters to set a relaxing atmosphere for learning. They are very sensitive to the fluorescent lights.

  • $164 goal

This project expired on July 18, 2015.

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My Students

Every morning we start off our day in our classroom, where there is 18 fluorescent lights. The children come in ready to learn and quickly start to complain about the lights. By the end of the day the lights are half off and it is hard for them to see, but they are happier than having them on.

My classroom is a special needs self contained classroom for children in kindergarten through third grade.

The children are extra sensitive and need a lot of support during the day. We live in a rural town. Many of the children are receiving free lunch and living in poverty.

My Project

Fluorescent lights are a staple in classrooms, but their harsh glare and flickering light can cause eyestrain, headaches, and anxiety in students. Cover your classroom fluorescent lights fabric panels can create a calming and pleasant classroom atmosphere. The filters are designed to reduce the flicker and glare of fluorescent lights. They are great for specialized learning environments. The Heat-resistant fabric filters attach to standard ceiling light fixtures with 4 sturdy, built-in magnets.

These light filters will change our classroom atmosphere.

They will reduce child fatigue, headaches and decrease behaviors in our classroom. By having the light filter we will be able to keep the lights on during the day and enjoy more learning opportunities.

Mrs. W.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 10 students.

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Educational Insights Classroom Light Filters Tranquil Blue Pack of 4 • Amazon $25.57 4 $102.28

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