My students are creative, energetic and curious! They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! They come to school each day eager to learn something new. Truly, they are my inspiration!
All of my students are eager to come to school and escape the reality of their lives.
Our school is located in the heart of Kalamazoo, Michigan. In an area of inadequate living conditions, high-risk neighborhoods, and low-income households. Yet, my students find a sense of safety, and positivity in my classroom.
Each student in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although some face challenges, they never give up. I incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are. They are truly an incredible group, and I am so lucky that I get to witness their academic and personal growth.
Calm corners are such an incredible tool to have in a classroom. It provides a safe place for students to use and improve their self-regulation skills. The soft and safe tree stumps and the cozy corner canopy will create that space for my students.
A calm down space can be the intermediary that helps a student acknowledge their frustrations but stops them before they can escalate.
By donating to our project you'll be helping students learn how to become emotionally stable. I want to teach my students that its ok to feel sad, mad or frustrated; but Id like to give them a safe place to do so.
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