Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas
I have absolutely allowed my students who were “antsy” to stand up or move around their “sit down desks” just for this reason that is mentioned in this article. Jumping jacks and walking backwards around my classroom allowed for their muscles to wake up again. I know that I can’t sit for more than about 15 minutes and my 3rd graders definitely couldn’t do that either!
Read on and see how (and if) we can change elementary schools while we have a chance to keep these children from failing in our schools.