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Noise Reduction in the Classroom
Noise Reduction in the Classroom refers to any adjustment made to the classroom environment that reduces the amount of noise that is apparent while students learn throughout the school day (e.g., attaching sports balls/latex-free soft tips to chair and desk legs to muffle movement, preferential seating away from distractible noises).
Active Listening is a communication strategy where students give their full attention to the speaker and concentrate on what is being said. Students use body position, listening skills, and response techniques to maximize their understanding as well as convey that they are listening to the speaker. Components and Skills of
With Auditory Positioning, a teacher strategically positions themselves near a student with hearing loss after a breakdown in understanding occurs, such as a missed word or difficulty discriminating a word. This allows the student to receive optimal auditory access with an assistive hearing device (e.g., cochlear implants, hearing aids). When