Having space where students can go supports Self-regulation and individual deliberate practice. This individual space serves as a place for students to focus on their work or take care of their emotional needs, rejoining the group when they are ready.
Watch how these second grade teachers introduce the idea of taking a break in the classroom. By discussing different reasons for needing to take a break in an individual space, they highlight how this is a strategy to help all students calm down and refocus.
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Mindfulness apps, like Settle Your Glitter, support emotional regulation for learners. By simulating a glitter jar, learners can shake their tablet, watch the glitter settle, and regain control of their Emotions.