Help me give my students a better learning experience by giving them alternative places to read and headphones for use on academic learning sites.
I teach at a Title I school in a large city, where 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. My students are very motivated and try their best to learn, despite many obstacles they face each day. A majority of the students in my school come from a Spanish-speaking homes and are attempting to read and write in English, their second language.
Each student comes to school every day with their own unique challenges and struggles, but they always come ready to learn.
They deserve every tool and supply to help them along the way. I want to be able to give them a positive environment to learn and grow socially and emotionally while meeting many needs.
Flexible seating allows students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. During independent work times they choose a location in the classroom that works for them. Currently my students are choosing to work in a variety of locations in our room such as: at different tables, sitting under tables with clip boards, or sitting or laying on the floor with a clip board. Making sure students are comfortable is an essential component in motivating them. I have noticed amazing differences in my students when they are given a choice in their seating. They almost always make good choices about where they sit, are more engaged, and get more work completed than when they are just sitting at their desk.
I would like to make sure my students can access the full gamut of learning opportunities that have been made available and not be limited by economics.
The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them additional seating options to make more effective learning choices.The beanbag chairs allow for additional choices especially when reading. Having comfortable floor seating options with the motivation that these options are only for those actively reading encourages my students to READ .
I have seen how choice can positively affect how my students work and increase their reading stamina!
My classroom was lucky enough to be granted a bank of tablets to be used in the classroom, however the great majority of my students do not own their own headphone. Many of the educational sites that we use have an audio option that can only be used with headphones.
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