Monthly Archives: August 2016

Start the School Year with a Big Welcome to a World of Learning!

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! Need an exciting, attention-getting theme to welcome students at the start of a new school year? Center a big colorful graphic of a globe on your classroom door or

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Bulletin Board & Activity Designs that Fit Kids to a Tee!

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! If you’re in a “Start Back to School” mode, this post is for you… …colorful and fun new bulletin board designs with graphics that can double as student handouts

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Zoo Zones Online Open the World to Kids!

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! Sports fans from around the world have their attention focused on Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, host of the 2016 Olympic Summer Games. I haven’t traveled (yet) to Rio de Janeiro,

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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: 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!"

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