International Festival of Attention-Grabbers – UK & US – Part II

Mid-Week Focus is wearing two hats this week…offering Part II of International Festival of Attention-Grabbers – UK & US. Pam Hartley is at center stage. She’s a planner. Pam serves as Vice President of Play Experience at Marbles Kids Museum in downtown Raleigh, North

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in International Festival of Attention-Grabbers, Mid-Week Focus

Turn Your Classroom into Discovery Place!

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! Daily routines are mandatory for classroom management in any grade, but by the end of the school year or term, routines can become boring, sapping energy out of teachers

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Attentionology for K-5 Teachers

International Festival of Attention-Grabbers – North Carolina (US)

Hi. I’d like you to meet J. Albert Ervin. Albert is standing in front of a restoration of the original office of the North Carolina  Museum of Natural Sciences (NCMNS) in Raleigh, the state capital. The Attentionology Connection The original office

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in International Festival of Attention-Grabbers
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