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Mrs. T Pahia from RCH Cucamonga CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lumos!! Inspiring Reading by Using Unique Lighting Tools

Help me give my students some lasting ways to enjoy reading by allowing individual spaces for student to read and unique ways to read by using reading lights, flashlights, mini lights, and reading guides.

  • $224 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

At my school, the staff believes that children are learners. They learn at different paces and in different ways, so instructional practices will reflect this. Since we believe that children learn best in a positive environment, the instructional setting will feature structured classrooms that are safe places for children to express themselves, show respect and be respected.

When students leave their grade level each year, they will successfully have taken full advantage of all learning opportunities.

We work at building prior knowledge, growing emotional and intellectual development, encouraging school and home cooperation, and providing sound instruction in the required standards. Students will increase their capacity to be accountable for their own actions and their own learning.

Children want to develop academic, artistic and social skills. We intend to give them opportunities to explore, investigate, probe and create within the context of structure in our classroom learning centers.

My Project

My students are very thirsty to put their new reading skills to use this year. I plan on using the different lighting tools to help my students experience reading in different and exciting ways. The new materials will show my students that there are different ways to read at school and then transfer that new knowledge to their reading at home by using reading lights, flashlights, mini lights, and reading guides.

A study of K-12 student reading habits showed that students who read 15 minutes or more per day make

accelerated reading gains.

By providing a relaxing and unique reading environment for my students, the use of book lights, flashlights, mini lights and reading guides will help my students become fluent readers and enhance their love of reading that they will then be able to take home.

Mrs. T Pahia
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flipside Products Corrugated Study Carrels, 12" x 48", White, Pack of 24 (60005) • Amazon Business $46.46 1 $46.46
Rechargeable Book Light, Clip on LED Book Lamp 3 Colors x3 Levels Eye Care Reading Lights, Up to 60 Hours Reading, Lightweight, Ideal for Bookworms, Kids (Warm & White, 9 Levels) • Amazon Business $11.29 3 $33.87
Whaply Small Mini Flashlights Pack of 28,Assorted Colors,100 Lumen,With Battery • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Hestya 16 Pieces Yellow Highlight Strips Guided Reading Strips Colored Overlays for Focus Reading Beginner • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Kohree LED Finger Lights Light up Toys Party Favor Supplies ,100 pcs Finger Flashlights (Assorted Color) • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00

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