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Why should I do it?

  • Some students find sitting stifling and constricting which can result in defiance, acting out and decrease in work productivity 

When should I do it?

  • When a student is easily distracted and is frequently losing focus

How do I do it?

  • Explain to student that staying in seat isn’t as important as doing work
  • Provide student with choices of: standing while working, sitting on feet, on their knees, or similar configurations that will not be too distracting to other students
  • You can place tape around the perimeter of desk and show student that he/she can get up as long as they don’t go outside the boundaries of the tape