Steph, from Kasson-Mantorville, uses her Nutty Noodle to dismiss students at the end of the day.
She does this so she can watch their Visual Tracking and to prevent a traffic jam at the cubbies. Steph slowly moves her Nutty Noodle in a small circle, from side to side, up and down and diagonally. As she moves Nutty, she’s watching each student’s eyes to see if they are smoothly tracking the movement or if they are jumping. If she notices that a student’s eyes are jumping, she knows she can add in more Eye Movement Activities to her small groups to help her students develop the smooth eye movements necessary for reading.
Eye Movement Activities:
Pre-K CORE Guide pgs. 63-80
Curriculum Guide pgs. 148-158