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Mr. E. from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let There Be Soft Light

My students need softer light than the fluorescent overhead lights in the classroom that cannot be adjusted while working on their computer-based curriculum.

  • $247 goal

This project expired on August 2, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

These are Intellectually disabled and learning disabled students with behavior concerns which limits their interactions with peers.

Reading and writing levels are at the 2nd-grade level and Math skills are basic.

All of them receive free meals, and many live with relatives instead of parents.

They will require life-long community and family support to obtain and keep employment after high school. Several of them will never be able to live on their own.

These students are in special education class for 7/8 periods.

My Project

The lighting in the classroom is bright fluorescent lighting. These lights cannot be adjusted, they are either on or off. With the majority of the curriculum online, the glare on the screens limits the amount of time they can work on their individualized lessons.

The overhead lighting glares and gives the students eyestrain and headaches while working.

Working with the lights off just seems to make the eyestrain worse.

By the end of the day, the students are complaining about their eyes and head hurting from the lighting. With the current lights, they cannot see to complete their class assignments so they are missing out on some of their individualized instruction.

Mr. E.
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fluorescent Light Covers Cozy Shades - Softening Light Filter for Game Room, Classroom, Office, Kids Bedrooms, or Hospital Room 48 x 24 inches - Set of 4 - Tranquil Sky Blue • Amazon Business $27.99 3 $83.97
Educational Insights 1232 Patterned Fluorescent Light Filters—2-Pack • Amazon Business $15.95 5 $79.75

Materials cost

$163.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$209.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.97

Total project goal

$246.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$246.49

1 Donor

-$246.49

Donations toward project cost

-$209.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.97

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$0.00

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