My K-3 classroom is an amazing set of students! Each kiddo has their own unique set of abilities that we nurture into a strong community. Through rigorous instruction and accountability, my students learn more than just math, reading, science, and social studies. We study ourselves, our friends and our community.
Students with nonverbal autism all the way to students on grade level with mental illness or behavioral disorders are molded into productive citizens!
Every year my goal is to get as many students as I can out of my room and into the general education classrooms. I partner with other teachers to include my students on field trips, experiments, assemblies, and much more. We have been able to create a very diverse culture of abilities that connect and share in their academic journey.
My students need to keep up with the ever growing STEm opportunities. One way to do this is to add coding and robotics to their lessons. The Dash and Dot robots from Wonder Workshop are easy to use and code.
By following simple, one step directions, my students will be able to direct the robots in their actions and sounds.
Most of my students struggle with multiple directions. These robots allow for quick success that they can build into multiple steps. Therefore, not only finding success through STEM, but also finding success in their abilities to dictate direction and follow direction themselves.
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