How to Keep Students Focused on Their Independent Work

Students often struggle with attention and focus. This easy idea will help teachers keep their kids on task and reduce classroom distractions.

I am a mega advocate for tables vs desks in the classroom. I simply love them. But, admittedly there are times when they feel too social and when some independent work needs to be happening.

This is the perfect solution. I typically just pass out some folders and my friends build walls around them. It's cheap and easy, but I'm thinking these would be a really great option for those kiddos that need a bit more. I've seen resource folders used before too. I like how this is higher. I also like how resources have been added with pockets and clips.

My head is spinning with how this could be customized to meet the needs of students' IEPs that allow for such accommodations as hundreds charts, number lines, etc. It would be much more personal and private.

Students often struggle with attention and focus. This easy idea will help teachers keep their kids on task and reduce classroom distractions.




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