Use your inside voice. Zip your lips. Keep your seat in the seat. Ssssshhhhhh! As teachers, we are always looking for strategies to help keep our students voices and bodies under control. But many of those strategies wont work for students with a psychomotor overexcitability. in “Don’t Say Use Your Indoor Voice,” Sarah Wisemen offers tips for managing students’ incredible, boundless energy.
In this course, participants will:
- Develop a better understanding of psychomotor overexcitabilities
- Help students with psychomotor overexcitabilities harness their intensities by using classroom structures that respects their talents
- Provide these students with tools to navigate a variety of academic and social situations
Ms. Wiseman, M.Ed., teaches G/T Integrated Language Arts in Frisco ISD. She also writes curriculum and presents professional development for G/T and social studies. Ms. Wiseman earned her bachelors degree in education from the University of Oklahoma and her Master of Education degree, specializing in G/T curriculum and instruction, from Southern Methodist University.