Help Kids Discover What’s Great About Themselves

  Janet Bauer has every reason to celebrate. Her new book, What’s Great About You! For All Children in the World, was recently published. Janet is Program Manager of I’m a Great Child Worldwide. In a recent interview on TV, Janet described the purpose

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A Labor of Love!

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! What made you want to be a teacher? In the course of my work, I’ve met educators and parents who knew from the time they were elementary school students

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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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