Help me give my students 4 comfy floor seats and 2 balance ball seats.
This project expired on December 30, 2019.
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My school is a French immersion school in southwest Charlotte, NC. My classrooms consist of students with very diverse needs and learning styles. One thing I really want is to make sure that every child walks in my classroom feeling loved and cared for.
My goal as a French immersion teacher is to make children who have been studying the language for more than 6 years to fall in love with learning the French language again.
In order to achieve this goal, I also want to make sure my classroom is warm and inviting and a wonderful place to learn.
According to a growing body of research, movement increases blood and oxygen flow, which positively affects cognitive development, physical health, and mental well-being. Every child works and learns differently and several students need to move in order to stay engaged and focused. Many flexible seating options stimulate students' sense of touch and need for movement. This type of stimulation can help children focus and process information. It is important for students to feel comfortable to stay engaged and motivated in learning. If they are uncomfortable they are not learning.
These balance ball seats and comfy floor seats will give all students an opportunity to learn in environment they feel comfortable in.
It gives them a chance to change the way they are sitting day in and day out and engage with classmates as they move around the room.
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