I have 23 amazing students who come to school each day eager to learn. I have a very diverse group of students coming from many different ethnic backgrounds that make our class an exciting place to learn! My students enjoy reading and playing fun math activities. The students in our school come from different income backgrounds as well, which puts our school poverty rate over 61%. This can sometimes make it difficult to meet the needs of every student. The faculty and I work very hard to meet all these needs throughout the school year!
Flexible seating allows my students to be in a comfortable learning environment. Currently, my students are rotating in their pods (they must remain in pods to keep the spread of COVID to a minimum in the classroom) to work in a variety of locations in our room. Making sure students are comfortable is an essential component in motivating them. I have noticed amazing differences in my students when they have different seating options. They are more engaged and get more work completed than when they are just sitting at a desk.
My students are noticeably more engaged in their work and more comfortable in the classroom when provided with a variety of seating options.
The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them additional seating options to make more effective learning choices. The gaming chairs are adjustable and will allow students to recline to their comfort level and will also swivel to provide some movement. These will be extremely beneficial for some students that just need to get the wiggles out. The portable lap desks are lightweight and can be easily used in many areas of the classroom. The adjustable tv trays will replace our old ones that are currently breaking and becoming a frustration to students. They will also be able to adjust them to accommodate their height.
I have seen the negative effects of COVID on my students' learning. I wanted to create a comfortable environment for my students that makes them excited to come to school and learn. I have seen how flexible seating can positively affect my students' work and demeanor and hope that the additional options will help us grow even more!
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