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As a first year teacher, my students inspire me to seek resources to enrich them. The various flexible seating options will promote a student centered learning environment. The beanbag, balance ball, and floor seat will provide choices to students, who will feel empowered by the freedom and control of their environment. The flexibility to change seats will also allow comfort. Students become easily distracted when they are uncomfortable. The comfy chair and couch will encourage students to stay calm, focused, and productive. I want to create a classroom from my students point of view, filled with things like the bean bag to increase academic achievement. I want my students to believe it is not my classroom but our classroom. Flexible seating has many benefits, one being a sense of community. Students will share, and take turns sitting in different locations with the options. The balance balls will quickly allow students to collaborate. Students may work in pairs or small groups without moving the heavy desk. My goal is to cultivate a learning environment that produces motivated, empowered, and engaged learners. Student motivation and commitment to their learning will increase. My students love to move. Having a variety of seats in the classroom will allow kids to move based on their needs and become the best they can be. Flexible seating will also help with communication skills. Strong leaders cannot advance without communication. Lastly, the seats will make learning fun for my kids. My students face many challenges in and out of school. These seats will motivate students and their love for school and learning.

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As a first year teacher, my students inspire me to seek resources to enrich them. The various flexible seating options will promote a student centered learning environment. The beanbag, balance ball, and floor seat will provide choices to students, who will feel empowered by the freedom and control of their environment. The flexibility to change seats will also allow comfort. Students become easily distracted when they are uncomfortable. The comfy chair and couch will encourage students to stay calm, focused, and productive. I want to create a classroom from my students point of view, filled with things like the bean bag to increase academic achievement. I want my students to believe it is not my classroom but our classroom. Flexible seating has many benefits, one being a sense of community. Students will share, and take turns sitting in different locations with the options. The balance balls will quickly allow students to collaborate. Students may work in pairs or small groups without moving the heavy desk. My goal is to cultivate a learning environment that produces motivated, empowered, and engaged learners. Student motivation and commitment to their learning will increase. My students love to move. Having a variety of seats in the classroom will allow kids to move based on their needs and become the best they can be. Flexible seating will also help with communication skills. Strong leaders cannot advance without communication. Lastly, the seats will make learning fun for my kids. My students face many challenges in and out of school. These seats will motivate students and their love for school and learning.

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