Help me give my students the best learning environment possible. With the aid of sensory seats, tools, and toys, my students will be ready to learn, have a calming aid when needed, and have a fun reward after working hard.
I have a class of smart and unique students. My class is full of divers abilities, interests, and goals. All of my students have characteristics of autism. This makes everyday fun and exciting. My students enjoy tactile manipulatives, sensory toys, and activities that activate their whole body. I also have some students that are completely non-verbal, some that use a few words, and some that do not speak at all. This make my job even more interesting as I get to be creative in my teaching methods.
These materials will make a difference for my students by assisting in their learning. My students will use the majority of the materials for sensory breaks. These breaks allow for my students to get their wiggles out and explore the environment with their senses. These breaks help them stay calm, focus, and process the world around them. Some students will use these materials to regulate their body, so they can sit still. Once ready to learn, the use of tactile instructional material makes learning a multi-sensory experience. This leads to the desire to learn and aids in retention.
With your help, together we can provide my students with a calming and educationally appropriate classroom.
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