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  • Emi Barcenas

    20 Ways to Keep Your Students' Attention (list of 20 things teachers can do not to have kids just staring at them)

  • Jess Bez Mc

    Great ideas that work in general to keep kids attention, no matter if you are not a teacher

  • AshLee Nelson

    Some fun ideas here. 20 Ways to Keep Your Students' Attention | Minds in Bloom

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  • Jennifer Bowden

    classroom management, some great ideas

  • Jeanne Murphy

    20 Ways to Keep Your Students' Attention | Minds in Bloom. Not for Kindergarten but some good ideas for older kids

  • Nadia Francis

    As the end of the year approaches, it can be more and more challenging to keep your students' attention. Brain Breaks are important, but there are plenty of things you can do within a lesson to keep kids from day dreaming...or worse yet, nodding off. Here are some ideas.

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