A change in weather can change your students’ behavior and work habits. When that happens, it is time to try something new.
Do your students ask you questions about something you just finished explaining in step-by-step detail? When you notice this happening, change how you ask for your students’ attention.
Most of the attention getters that teachers typically use are verbal. Try using a noise maker like a train whistle when your class has seasonal wiggles. You can find whistles like the ones in the picture at stores like Dollar Tree, Michaels, or Hobby Lobby.
- Green trees will meet in the library corner.
- Snowflake #1-6 will meet near the computer center.
- Mittens will meet by the math center.