My students need stability balls to allow movement during the long school day
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I am a grade four teacher at a Title I Elementary school in Hilo, Hawaii. I teach fourth grade in an inclusion setting with a co-teacher. In our grade level, our students rotate for math, ELA, and sciences, therefore we will see each and every fourth-grade student in our school (nearly 175 students!)
It is important to us that each and every student comes to school excited to learn every day.
As an inclusive classroom, we understand that the world can be a challenging place. We want our classroom to feel like a safe place where students can learn and explore together.
7 hours is a long time for our students to be in a classroom. I try my best to break up the lessons with brain breaks and fun activities. However, it is not always easy for every student to sit that long. I am asking for 5 stability balls for students to use as their seats in the classroom. These balls will allow students to wiggle, move and slightly bounce as needed throughout the lessons and work period.
I want students to be actively engaged in their learning.
With the recent developments on the Big Island of Hawaii many students have been displaced. I want to make a fun comforting place for all current students and for all students who transfer in. I also anticipate their will be many days that students cannot go outside and play due to the VOG (volcano pollution in the air) from the volcano. I want my students to have many opportunities to get out their energy.
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