Close Your Eyes; Open Your Ears; Speak in Turn

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! Teachers can work attention-getting, student skill-building magic by putting their voices to work in creative ways. Think about the range of emotions that a voice can express! Voice is heard,

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Catch Attention with Giant Picture Posters

Hi and welcome back to Attention-ology for K – 5 Teachers! We’ll pick up our passports again next week and continue our travel to the informative International Festival of Attention-Grabbers. Last week, my blog featured stories from Dr. Ozturk who attended elementary

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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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