Monthly Archives: September 2014

Help Steer Kids Towards Adopting Healthy Habits

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology of K – 5 Teachers! Dr. Seuss, beloved author in many parts of the world, wrote a telling poem in “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” The poem empowers children with these lines: “Congratulations! Today

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Worry Got Ya Down? Meet Dennis B and Other Helpful Attention-Getting Tools

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! Worry got ya down? There’s a question on a lot of minds, one that relates to children as well as adults. Ask your class one morning when the day is just

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Pay Attention to…YOURSELF…with Sensory Bridges

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! Teaching is a labor of love. You can see the passion in the faces of teachers around the world. But, teaching can be exhausting! As a new school year gets

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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: Young students are getting noisy while you’re trying to teach.

Solution: Hold up "Listen Star," a toy magic wand that you’ve designated to be a cue for quiet. Tell the class, "When you see our friend, 'Listen Star' dance across the classroom sky, that’s your signal to HUSH for a moment."

Related Posts: Let "Listen Star" Work Magic for You