Hook Kids Individually with Pics!

Mid-Week Focus this week features pictures, pictures and more pictures…pictures as teaching tools, …different pictures for different students, …inexpensive or free pictures that you find anywhere, …copies of new pictures from your own collection or other print media, like magazines

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Delicious Hooks into Lessons

Mid-Week Focus this week features FOOD as a hook into K – 5 lessons. Hungry for more tools and tricks to catch and keep K – 5 students’ attention as you lead the class into learning time? Here’s a menu

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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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