#20, Make Peace With Fidgeting

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Two types of spaces have been provided to pacify fidgeting. A place to play and release energy, and a calmer area with shag carpeting that encourages focus and listening.

The two zones are separated by a bookshelf and a level change. The “transition” space is also provided to give students an exciting way to move into the calmer area.

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Stackable lap desks can be pulled out for work time, and are stored in “the cave.”

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Textured grooves in the wooden desks provide a quiet way to maintain fidgeting, but still promote focus.

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The cave under the loft space provides a cozy place to read that is still well lit and is a special spot for students.

The presentation board can be viewed here: Fidgeting Presentation

by Ariana Martin and Paige Poppe

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