Sensory Strategies for Classroom Regulation
This book provides practical classroom-based sensory activities that are fun, calming and de-escalating for students. These strategies have arisen from the Berry Street Education Model (BSEM), which has been created to equip educators with strategies and lessons to offset the impact of stress, anxiety and trauma on child development and learning in the classroom. A ready-to-learn classroom is one that proactively meets the needs of all students, creating engaging rhythms and routines to enable well-regulated learners.
This resource provides educators with the knowledge and strategies about the somatosensory system that include:
- An overview of our how our brain perceives a variety of sensory input
- Behaviours frequently seen when perceptual difficulties are experienced in each system
- Ideas for calming sensory input, and
- A range of activities that can be done in the classroom to engage and de-escalate learners through sensory perception
Paperback book, 22 pages