Fill a Cornucopia with Good Character Traits and Other Creative Challenges

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! Cornucopias are attention-getting icons of Thanksgiving in parts of the world that celebrate this special day in November each year. Traditional cornucopias are filled with harvest time treasures like apples,

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Greet Students with Eye Catching Bulletin Boards and Door Decor

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! Colorful eye-catching bulletin boards that greet students outside and inside a classroom are a tradition in elementary schools around the world. ROAD MAP TO RESPONSIBILITY Bulletin Boards and colorful Door

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Celebrating Teachers Worldwide – 2013

Get ready to celebrate! Mid-Week Focus this week features World Teachers’ Day – 2013! MARK YOUR CALENDAR – Place a star on October 5, and make plans to pat yourself on the back if you serve children in an educational setting.

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What a Zoo!

Hats off to teachers…it’s time for Mid-Week Focus to feature another kid-pleaser…the zoo! Don’t have a zoo nearby? No worries. Jump online and you can visit world-famous zoos from Argentina to Zambia. Families that enjoy sports as well as special animals

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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