More than half of students from low‑income households
$0 still needed
Assemblies, Pep Rallies, and Fire Drills! -Oh My!
My students need noise cancelling head phones to make it easier for them to participate in assemblies, pep rallies and safety drills without causing them anxiety and fear.
Before my students leave my classroom everyday, they must tell me they are "Smart and Awesome!" The reason I try to ingrain this into each student is because it is true. I want my students to know, although they may face daily academic and social challenges, they are smart and unique in their own individual way and they make our world a better place.
"It shouldn't matter how slowly some children learn as long as we are encouraging them not to stop." Robert John Meehan
My students are unique in their own individual way. Loud noises make it hard for my students to attend pep rallies, assemblies, and participate in safety drills without increasing their anxiety and fear. With the noise cancelling headphones, my students will be able to attend events with their classmates. In the past my students have had to leave certain events due to trouble regulating sensory information. The headphones will give my students equal opportunity to participate with other children. "There needs to be a lot more emphasis on what a child can do instead of what he cannot do." -Temple Grandin
Listening headphones would also allow my students to use the iPads in my classroom.
My students are visual learners. The iPads allow them to learn in a different way on top of their daily direct instruction. The headphones would allow my students to use the iPads to aide in their instruction, without having to compete with the rest of the noise coming from the classroom.
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