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ConnieWI ConnieWI is offline
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My Suggestion...
Old 08-27-2019, 03:50 AM
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Put a post-it note on every desk. When you say "whole-body listening," everyone should show you what that means. As you are teaching and a child is no longer showing it to you, walk over and place a tally mark on the post-it. This will get everyone else's attention. Keep right on teaching while you are doing this.

If any child has more than two or three tallies at recess time, that child owes you minutes. Maybe right now, one minute per tally greater than two or three. In two weeks, every tally will cost the child two minutes of recess per tally. At the end of September, every tally will cost the child three or more minutes per tally.

I would also watch for constant offenders. Perhaps those children are not getting the recommended ten to eleven hours of sleep per night. I would then be talking with parents. I would bet this child is taking technology to bed and instead of sleeping, spending hours using it.
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