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Ms. Noll from Casselberry FL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help My Kids Light It Up!

Help me give my students the lighting and ambiance they need to succeed!

  • $217 goal

This project expired on December 7, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In this classroom, the safety we have built makes it okay to make a mistake and share experiences. Over 86% of my students are eligible to receive free or reduced-price lunch and a high proportion of these students are economically disadvantaged. Some of them live in their cars or in hotels. I want my room to be a calming place. The overhead fluorescent lighting can cause eyestrain and headaches. I normally turn off the lights and use lamps. I wanted to offer something a bit more fun and colorful. These light covers are the perfect solution! In additions, the led light strands will add just enough ambient lighting to create a calm, relaxing place of learning.

My Project

The lighting in most schools is overhead fluorescent lights. These lights can be really intense and cause issues. With these light covers and ambient light strips, my class will be transformed into a calm, relaxing environment where kids can learn in a very comfortable setting. The blue tint will promote concentration and focus. They will offer just enough light so that the students can complete their work without harsh lighting. These covers and lights will go very well with my flexible seating. They are the missing piece to my student-centered classroom. These would really make a big difference in the lives of my students!

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Educational Insights Fluorescent Light Filters (Tranquil Blue), Set of 4 • Amazon Business $28.09 2 $56.18
DAYBETTER Led Strip Lights 32.8ft Waterproof Flexible Tape Lights Color Changing 5050 RGB 300 LEDs Light Strips Kit with 44 Keys IR Remote Controller and 12V Power Supply for Home, Bedroom, Kitchen • Amazon Business $27.99 2 $55.98
Abilitations Cozy Shades Softening Light Filters - 54 x 24 inches - Pack of 4 - Striped Green, Blue and Purple • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$152.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$184.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.55

Total project goal

$216.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$216.98

1 Donor

-$109.00

Donations toward project cost

-$92.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.35

match offer

-$107.98

Match offer toward project cost

-$91.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.20

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$0.00

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