Celebrate Universal Children’s Day with a Timely Theme in 2017!

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! For those who celebrate Halloween tomorrow, it’s not to late to help raise funds for children worldwide. Why? Universal Children’s Day is coming in a few weeks…it’s celebrated each

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Extending the Reach of Universal Children’s Day

  Hi and welcome back to Attentionology of K – 5 Teachers! Universal Children’s Day was celebrated this past Saturday. It’s origin and purpose are described in the following information from The Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI).  Every time

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EXTRA Attention-Getters

Hi and welcome back to Attentionology for K – 5 Teachers! Do your students sometimes race through their work like mine TRY to do? I wrote the word TRY because I make a point to explain to kids in my

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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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