Don’t Say Use Your Indoor Voice


Presenter: Sarah Wiseman, Frisco ISD
Core Area: Social & Emotional
Grade Level: Elementary|Secondary
Hours: 1

Students who possess a psychomotor over excitability, a verbal and physical intensity common to the gifted, can leave teachers wondering, "What am I going to do with this ball of energy?" These students can cause disruptions, but it is possible to channel their energy in a positive way.

Visit the TAGT website to learn more about the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented.

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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

Visit the TAGT website to learn more about the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented.

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    2 reviews for Don’t Say Use Your Indoor Voice

    1. Jacquelyn – Private Pay (verified owner)

      very informative

    2. Romelia – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

      It helps us understand that “disruptive student” really has a gift and wants to feel accepted for who they are.

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