Getting help

I have called two friends in the last week to seek help with my classroom. Two friends, three special ed teachers, four other teachers. Lots of people taking an objective, non-judgmental look to answer the question: what can I do to bring my wild bunch under control? What sensory adaptations can I make to my room and curriculum to meet the needs of these  students? How can I offer rich, deep thinking, a strong curriculum in reading, writing and math and science, and yet also offer sensory play and art?

I am hoping that with friends looking out for me, analyzing my classroom, that I can find a balance that works for this population of children.

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