Attentionology Celebrates Its Eighth Anniversary Helping Teachers Meet Tough Challenges

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! Attentionology is celebrating our eighth anniversary this month helping teachers meet tough challenges that increase each year. Since I began publishing Attentionology in March, 2010, the numbers continue to skyrocket. What numbers?

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Sporty Activities Score Kids’ Attention

Hats off to teachers…it’s time for Mid-Week Focus to highlight #15 of The FAB 15 A-GEs – Attention-getting elements…Games & Sports! Attentionology recently featured games. Today’s focus is on sports. Just about every kid jumps at the chance to watch

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Spin the Weather! Games & Sports – FAB 15 A-GEs for Teachers

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! If you’ve been shaking your head over the weather of late and have kids to supervise in school or out, grab your umbrella, sprinkle some seasonal fun with your

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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."

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