The Magic Hat – Mid-Week Focus – Games Research

Hats off to teachers and to research for my blog – time-consuming but well worth it! I’m researching GAMES TEACHERS USE TO CATCH AND KEEP KIDS’ ATTENTION. My research will form a base for an upcoming Mid-Week Focus post. If you

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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 having trouble writing connecting sentences between the beginning, middle and end of a story.

Solution: Show toy airplanes, pretending to make them "take off" across notebook paper. Explain to the class that stories, like airplanes, require clear "flight paths."

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