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SitSpots as a Social Distancing Solution in the Classroom

Posted by Joyce Buehler on

SitSpots as a Social Distancing Solution in the Classroom

With the multitude of concerns surrounding COVID-19, it is apparent that teachers are going to have to manage their classrooms in a much different way.  We now need to develop classroom tools for social distancing that will make it possible for even young kindergarteners and pre-k students to learn how to manage space and keep distance. SitSpotsAU and SitSpotsUSA offer practical and easy solutions to this new problem. SitSpots® are removable "spots" that attach to classroom carpeting without the use of any adhesives, and can be used as markers to identify where students should sit or stand. They come in a variety of shapes such as...

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Help Students Stand in a Circle - Fast and Easy!

Posted by Joyce Buehler on

Help Students Stand in a Circle - Fast and Easy!

Most teachers know the difficulties students experience when directed to stand or sit in circle formations in order to participate in circle time activities. This simple task is so time consuming that many of these activities just seem to go by the wayside. I'd like to share with you a simple solution that is so easy you'll no longer find yourself avoiding circle activities and may even embrace them instead.   All that is needed is a visual on the floor, whether it be a piece of tape or SitSpots® placed in a circle formation. This will provide a visual prompt so that your students will know exactly where to go when directed. Many of us know that...

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