Hi there friends,
This week I want to share the positive impact supporting your students’ sensory needs can have on your classroom. I am going to answer some of the frequently asked questions I receive in reference to the how and why of creating an effective sensory friendly classroom.
Every student is unique. They have distinctive personalities, learning styles, preferences, and obstacles that they face. In order to reach ALL of our students and truly expose them to the curriculum, we must take into account each student’s individual needs. Many of those students sitting in our classrooms right now (with or WITHOUT IEPs or 504s) could benefit from sensory tools.
My Personal Experience
Frequently Asked Questions
Don’t fidgets distract other students?
What are your expectations for students when using fidgets?
How do you introduce sensory fidgets into the classroom?
How do you stock your sensory space or fidget library?
How do you know what tool is right for what kid?
Who can use fidgets in your classroom?
How do you organize your sensory space or fidgets?
What are some of my must-have sensory tools?
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- providing them with the opportunity for fine motor practice
- offering another avenue to access their creativity and logical thinking
- supporting memory and focus
- teaching self-monitoring skills
We are helping students to be present in our classrooms, and as a result, giving them the opportunity to fully take in our lessons and interactions with peers. Don’t miss out on the chance to support your students in a highly impactful way. The students will reap the benefits of your hard work and let’s not forget to mention the positive impact it will have on your classroom management while simultaneously creating a positive learning environment.
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