Another new trend! Students spinning different kinds of spinners, and retailors
marketing them for something that will help students focus. I’m a teacher who has ADD so I fidgeted with
everything as a student, and as an adult.
The key with fidgeting is to figure out how to do it without distracting
others! So, in my classroom my students
can use theirs~ if they do it without distracting others. If they’re waving it around showing everyone~
they’re not fidgeting they are distracting! Life Lesson!
whatever your stand on is with spinners in the classroom, KIDS are CRAZY about
them! Knowing that, why not engage them in a lesson that your students will
are so excited about spinners~ take that excitement and let it boost their
with the spinner? Why does it work? What
is its weight and measurements?
a Fidget Spinners~ I have been wowed by the creativity that comes from students
when they have the freedom to explore!
Data/ Finding Variable in Project:
it matter if you spin on the table or on your hand?
students how to test and answer their own questions is key in have them to
think critically and problem solve.
will start coming up with their own questions they want to test. Whenever my students start their own
wondering, I know they are learning and totally engaged!