Attention signals are essential tools for classroom management, and learning to use them effectively might be one of the most important keys to inspired teaching! In this episode, I explain why attention signals are so essential and share examples of signals that teachers love. I also discuss how to evaluate attention signals to ensure that you choose the right one for your classroom. The episode wraps up with a simple, step-by-step lesson plan that includes tips for teaching any new quiet signal to your students.
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