Teaching Strategies:Handling Young Students Who Just Won’t Sit Still

Rae Pica with Dr. Christy Isbell, Holly Robinson, Carla Hannaford & Susan Latanzi Roser

Why won’t Johnny just sit still? How can I teach a child who is constantly fidgeting and moving? In this segment our guests examine this problem and share a considerable amount of research challenging the notion that children need to sit still to learn. A new approach is offered along with specific teaching strategies.

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May 8, 2009
Episode Guests
Dr. Christy Isbell is a pediatric occupational therapist with 20 years of experience working with young children with special needs. Author of Sensory Integration: A Guide for Preschool Teachers. Holly Robinson-Author of Huffington Post Article: “Teachers Don’t Like Boys, Mom. Susan Latanzi Roser Author of Energizers! 88 Quick Movement Activities That Refresh & Refocus. Dr. Carla Hannaford-Author of Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All in Your Head.
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