Weekend Warriors- Reading Nook
It's Day 2 of Weekend Warriors! Welcome Back! If you are new to WW here's what we are all about. My second Weekend Warriors project this month is to cozy up my reading area in my classroom. My kids love to sit on the little rug there and just have someplace different to read. It was getting a little over crowded so I really want to snazz up the space and extend it out a bit. That rolly cart thing-a-ma-jig in the back there got the old heave ho. I had intentions to spray paint it and I never…
THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY ENTIRE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT FOR MORE DETAILS. The Why As soon as I heard about flexible seating I knew I wanted to give it a try! I’m thrilled that you’re here and interested in improving your students’ learning via flexible seating! This has been a game-changer in my classroom and I can’t wait for it to transform your room too. It can be intimating and a bit overwhelming to consider, but you won’t regret it! Flexible seating is a choice…
I am so excited to tell you all about a new adventure in my classroom! After careful research and much contemplation, I decided to inc...
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Flexible Seating Classroom! - Dianna Radcliff
Flexible Seating, or also called Alternate Seating, provides a 21st Century Classroom for scholars! There is no better way to show you support a student-centered classroom, than creating a classroom from a child’s point of view! Comfortable Students = Student Engagement! Classroom Ownership = Student Engagement! Empowering Choice = Student Engagement! Being uncomfortable is unhealthy […]
A Tiered Classroom
A conversation I had with one of our academic coaches several weeks ago has really stuck with me. I had asked her what some of the best things she has seen in classrooms this year and she told me about an elementary teacher who tiered her desks. I had read about this idea and seen in on Pinterest so many times, I was excited to hear about a teacher in my district doing it. This teacher surveyed her students to see how they learn best: on the floor, sitting at a desk, or standing up. She then…
The 21st Century Classroom Environment
“The things surrounding you in your home (classroom) serve as subliminal reminders of who you (we) are. They will continue to direct you towards old patterns of behavior. Subconscious beliefs…
EDITABLE FREEBIE- Flexible Seating Letter
Are you interested in starting flexible seating, or have you started and feel that you still need more options? Invite parents to join in on the fun! This flexible seating letter is what I used for my classroom. It met my classroom needs, and my hope is that it can meet yours.
This balance board is a simple plan that makes a great kids toy and even better gift. It's a build that provides kids hours of a challenging, engaged activity all for very little cost in supplies.
The Truth About Flexible Seating--What It Is and What It Isn't
Excellent informational post about flexible seating! If you are thinking about making the switch, this is a great read!
I bought swim rings for students to sit on. It's a similar concept as an exercise ball. The student can move and rock, but have to focus to balance. Great core exercise.
Alternative Seating in the Classroom - Teaching with Jennifer Findley
Alternative seating in the classroom can be a huge motivator for student engagement and learning. Read this post to learn how one teacher uses alternative seating in literacy.