Need some tech to help students

I’m a middle school teacher and a Brain. I am looking for a way to get my ADHD kids attention or redirect them to focus on the task at hand that is not overly noticed by their classmates. I would like something that vibrates briefly when I send a sign from say a Bluetooth connection. Does anyone know if such a product exists?

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Hi @Rexpage2! Welcome to the forum😁 I’m not sure if such a product exist but there are several other teachers here so I hope you find what you’re looking for!

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So…I’m showing my age here…but that kind of sounds like a pager.

Do your students have a Chromebook or something like it? Can you get parent and administrator approval to send them private messages to pay attention? The messages would still be viewable to any adult who has access to their piece of technology, for abuse prevention, but, since it comes to their tablet only, isn’t that detectable by other students.

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The only thing I can think of is maybe a devicethat deaf people would use for alarms and such. This is a great idea, by the way! I’m an education assistant and work with Little Brains all the time, so now I’m on a search for something too. :blush: I’ll let you know if I find something.

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Found something!!!
Wireless vibrating pagers! That’s what they are called and there are all different kinds!

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there is this device i have seen i dont know what it is called but whenever someone is doind a bad habbit or something they get lightly shocked (like when someone touches you after rubbing their feet on the carpet) and that might work it is a ristband that you put on

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Why would they shock their students?? That’s awful

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(Edit: I didn’t see the shock therapy bands sorry!) nooo my lovely, not shock, just vibrates like when you put your phone on silent? It’s just enough to bring them back to the task at hand

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Hello dear Brain Brain Teacher,

I had a great teacher. He put the ADHD kids to sit with the kids who struggled with understanding the stuff.

So the ADHD kids concentrate on helping the others and therefore repeating and therefore learning.

This helped me a lot because i felt somewhat responsible for the person next to me.

Maybe something like that would help… oldschool

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lol its like a shock when you touch someone else and you get shocked nothing to bad

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Even if it’s isn’t necessarily painful, that would still be bad… I understand it wouldn’t “hurt” them ( which is even arguable bc different people have different pain sensitivities ) but it’s an awful thing to implement on students. It’s much different than someone choosing the product to help themselves stop a bad habit

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:sweat_smile::rofl::joy::rofl::joy::sweat_smile::joy::rofl::joy: omg

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