Dr. Jane Bluestein continues to provide practical ways to engage and sustain students’ attention, focusing on meeting tactile needs including different types of fidgets or seating, for example, as well as their needs for talking, movement, or chewing (oral motor needs).
- Consider the impact of physical (biological and neurological) needs on attention and learning.
- Learn a variety of practical, non-disruptive ways of accommodating (and allowing) students' needs for movement and touch.
- Understand the value of oral-motor needs in learning and concentration, as well as management tools to allow their use in the classroom.
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