It's all the rage these days: Flexible seating. What is flexible seating? Flexible seating is where you give multiple options for your students and where they want to be seated. Some might choose to sit at a desk, others might choose to sit on a couch if you have one, others might even choose to sit on a bean bag. There are no more assigned seats and it is supposed to give you classroom a new level of comfort. The whole basis behind this is, kids probably don't want to sit in a hard chair at a desk all day. With flexible seating, you are eliminating that and giving your students options. What do you use for flexible seating? Stools … [Read more...] about Flexible Seating – Is it for you?
How could changing the lighting in your classroom help with behavior?! Well, as you may know, I spent an entire summer researching ways to dramatically improve my behavior management plan after a truly horrible year. With this research, a topic kept coming up that I knew would - an influx of students with autism. I saw a couple of articles that stated since the spectrum was so large, we sometimes aren't certain whether a child is on it until later or maybe not even find out at all. If these students are on it, little triggers can agitate them. And the biggest agitator could be THE LIGHTING IN YOUR CLASSROOM! It was something I knew I had to … [Read more...] about Changing the Lighting in Your Classroom
You guyyyyysssss.... I have not had THIS much anticipation about something in a long while. Becca from Jumping Jax Designs finished my blog design and I seriously could not love it more. I get little hearts in my eyes every time I look at it. And can we all acknowledge what a huge rockstar Becca is??? She went into labor early, had her baby, and still made it a point to finish it all up. I told her to not to worry about it because I KNOW how crazy the first few weeks are. It didn't break her stride. Seriously, this woman is all kinds of amazing. Not only did I get this BEAUTIFUL blog-face-lift, but I finished a product that is currently my absolute … [Read more...] about New blog design and my favorite new product!