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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A Clueless Public

Hi and welcome back to Attention-ology for K – 5 Teachers! On the first of April I did a little research into the origin of April Fool’s Day. References to a mid-sixteenth century Flemish poem about fools’ errands and wild goose

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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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