How to grab -- and keep -- students' attention

09/11/2013 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

While it is understood that teachers must get students' attention, Stuart Grauer writes that there are few guides to help teachers accomplish this goal. A teacher and founding head of The Grauer School in Encinitas, Calif., Grauer in this blog post offers some of his approaches to getting students' attention -- and keeping it -- such as using a Tibetan singing bowl to transition school assemblies from chaos to "pure focus." This technique, he writes, taught him about the various kinds of silence.

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