A Call to Action in K-5 Education

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! The Attentionology Tipster continues to monitor the debate about managing distracted children in elementary schools. Some educators lament about this concern…if children in grades K – 5 today have trouble

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Chocolate Lovers Story Project – Recipe to Catch Kids’ Attention

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! Do you and your students love chocolate? If the answer is yes, this project is a recipe for: catching kids’ attention supporting a S.T.E.M. curriculum As you may well

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Talking Trees – The Wonder of Personification – A FAB 15 A-GE!

Hats off to teachers…it’s time for Mid-Week Focus to uncover the magic of personification. Personification is a mouthful of a word, and its potential as a teaching tool speaks volumes for teachers who are willing to “think and act outside the

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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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