The students in my classroom are sixth-grade special education students. They have intellectual, sensory, and emotional impairments that are aided by inclusion in a small classroom setting. My students struggle with mathematics concepts and this year, our goals are to build confidence in our foundation math skills and to become more engaged with our learning.
My students work together as a community based on their learning styles and interests.
They work very hard, and a big issue for them is the retention of topics. I am always looking for new and interesting ways to help them to thrive and remember different topics. We are a part of a large school that celebrates inquisitive learning. All of my students are working hard towards high school and college by relating all of their topics to real-world situations.
These fidget items will be given to students to work with during our math and STEM classes!
Some students need fidgets, others want fidgets: all students love fidgets.
I usually have a basket of fidgets that students can access, but due to COVID-19, we can't do that anymore.
I keep students’ minds busy all day long, so when it comes to lecturing and teaching time, the students are at their desks, under their desks, tapping pencils, cracking water bottles, and anything else they can fidget with. My solution is giving them something they're allowed to fiddle with!
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