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The Impact of Sensory Integration on Behavior: Discovering Our Best Selves

ITEM #: 4400911

What's In This Kit?
This training kit is designed to explore the impact of sensory integration on behavior. It contains:

  • Expected training outcomes
  • Preparation instructions
  • Training strategies and tips
  • Implementation steps
  • Follow-up activities for teachers
  • Follow-up activities for administrators/directors
  • A learning assessment
  • A training evaluation/further needs assessment
  • A resource list
  • The article "The Impact of Sensory Integration on Behavior: Discovering Our Best Selves" by Nancy Rosenow
  • A training certificate to award to teachers for attendance and participation
  • A certificate for the trainer and other presenters

Who's the Target Audience?
The target audience for this kit is beginning, intermediate, and advanced teachers working with children from age 3 to 8. This kit will introduce teachers to strategies that help keep children from becoming either over-stimulated or under-stimulated in classroom settings.

Teacher Skill Level
beginning intermediate advanced
Children's Age Level
infants toddlers preschoolers school-agers birth to 8

Kit Timeline:
Preparation time for this kit is estimated at 45 minutes to 1.0 hour. Implementation time is 1.5 hours.

Training Outcomes:

  1. Teachers will identify four research-based strategies for helping children deal with over-stimulation or under-stimulation in classroom settings.
  2. Teachers will evaluate the visual images in their classrooms and make recommendations for positive changes.
  3. Teachers will identify topics that they would enjoy investigating together with children.
  4. Teachers will demonstrate an understanding of how to use purposeful body movement and connections with nature as ways to channel children’s energy in positive directions.

These training outcomes address the following:

  • A-10, B4b, B4c, B7a, B7e, and C9b of the Accreditation Criteria and Procedures of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC, 1998).
  • Standard 1, 2, 4a, 4b, and 4d of NAEYC Standards for Early Childhood Professional Preparation, Initial Licensure Level (NAEYC, 2003).
  • 1304.21(c)(1)(ii), 1301.21(c)(1)(vii)(3), and 1304.40 (e)(3) of Head Start Performance Standards (Federal Register, Nov. 5, 1996, Volume 61, Number 215).

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