Monthly Archives: March 2011

Look, Listen, Love That Word!

Hi and welcome back to Attention-ology for K – 5 Teachers! Quick question…what’s your favorite word? For many, the answer is the word FREE. It’s so popular that advertisers of products and services worldwide use the word FREE frequently to

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Attentionology for K-5 Teachers

Attention-Getting Power of Color

Hi and welcome back to Attention-ology for K – 5 Teachers! I was inspired to write this week’s blog by a teacher that swears by the power of color to help students with attention-deficit disorder achieve success in writing. Her

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Attentionology for K-5 Teachers

Teaching Tools for Boggled Minds

Hi and welcome back to Attention-ology for K – 5 Teachers! Does your mind ever get so full that it feels empty? That happens to me sometimes; I think it’s a sign of the times. I know for certain that information

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Attentionology for K-5 Teachers

Attention-ology Survey

Hi and welcome back to Attention-ology for K – 5 Teachers! I’ve been conducting research among elementary school teachers and administrators related to the premise of this blog…catching and keeping students’ attention in instructional settings is a critical challenge that

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Attentionology for K-5 Teachers
Barbara Cleary has been serving as a resource to hundreds of educators for more than 25 years. An award-winning writer, producer, teacher, and trainer, Barbara’s focus is on offering easy, fun tools and tricks that support K-5 curricula and assist teachers with classroom management.
Quick tips for common classroom conundrums: K-5
Situation: Students are acting sluggish in class.

Solution: Show "The BIG E," for ENERGY, an enlarged letter E (or other first letter for the word energy in your alphabet), available in craft stores. Remind the class that energy is a must-have item to get good work done. Tell the class to show you "The BIG E!"

Related Posts: Show Off "The Big E"