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Mrs. Traster from Northville MI is requesting lab equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Light Up Learning!

Help me give my students a different way of looking at learning through light.

  • $973 goal

This project expired on December 2, 2022.

This project expired on December 2, 2022.

My Project

My students are in a self contained special education classroom and all learn in different ways. They learn best by actually seeing what is in front of them and manipulating it to get to their answer. So we do a lot of games and using their 5 senses to learn. One thing that I have seen them appreciate is our tabletop light panel. They love to use objects on it to see them glow. These materials like more light panels would make it so that more students can use it rather than the whole class sharing one. Having more tabletop panels and word squares would make it so we could do a whole group lesson with these materials.

Mrs. Traster
Grades 3-5
  • Cooke School
  • Northville, MI
  • More than a third of students from low‑income households

    This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TB490 - Tabletop Light Panel • Lakeshore Learning Materials $179.00 3 $537.00
TT811 - Double-Sided Magnetic Letter Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $47.99 4 $191.96
LC582 - Translucent Color Chips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $13.99 4 $55.96

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