Morning Work Warm Ups - fun & creative activities to get your students' minds going. Magazine Monday: Grab from a bucket of age appropriate zines. Tune-up Tuesday: Read poetry w/ a partner . Word Search Wednesday: Self-explanatory. Think outside the box Thursday: Draw a half doodle, they have to finish it. Fidgit with it Friday: Playdoh or pipecleaners or other toys to spell or create with.
Tools to teach kids about Attention/Focus - Distractor types. I taught them about “outside the brain distracters” - environmental influences on their learning, and “inside the brain distracters” – cognitive or emotional influences on attention to learning. This woman does a lot of work with ADHD and spectrum kids who have trouble concentrating