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Hello teaching Channel! I really love the tips you give to us! it is just that I am an Elemetary Teacher and my Students are noise and they do not pay attenction; in my 1st graders class I have 30 Ss, in my 2nd grade I have 37 Ss and I do not have any assistance what activities would you recomend to do to allow Ss focus?

Jan 30, 2014 11:03am

I am in Colombia (South America) I teach English as a Foreign Language to 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Grades. The classrooms do not allow Ss to do the morning meeting or the greetings or even circles/ round table... I have to walk out the classroom and do the meeting outside it. and I spend a lot of time doing it. what would you suggest?

  • Foreign Language
  • 1-4
  • Behavior / Planning


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    • Feb 7, 2014 7:15pm


      When students are engaged in a lesson, she tend to be much more focused. One great way to try to engage them is to use the strategies outlined in a framework called Universal Design for Learning. To engage students, the research notes that teachers have to incorporate many principles. You can read more about them here: