Play a Game: Say It with Signs and Symbols! – The Attentionology Tipster

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! My new May series continues…The Attentionology Tipster Quickly tap into tools and tricks to catch and keep your students’ attention. Today’s Tip: Play a Game: Say It with Signs and Symbols! Help your

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Surprise Students with Surprise Guest Appearances

Hi and welcome back to Attention-ology for K – 5 Teachers! Picture this…you and your students are getting ready to review the math they’ve been learning this semester before a major test. You blink and all the kids’ eyes have turned toward

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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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