002: Attention Getters | How to get the attention of noisy students

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Episode #2: Attention-Grabbers Show Notes

  • What’s going on?
    • Thanksgiving
    • Bowling
Fun Fact: Overhead Projector
    • Opening our new flexible maker space
      • Tables, Chairs, stools, beach pillows
      • Building materials for fast prototyping
      • Cain’s Arcade
    • Friend and a colleague visiting to get ideas
    • Storm/flood discussion & research teachable moment, went outside
  • Attention Getters/Grabbers
    • Survey! Reminder! Announcement!
    • 1, 2 Eyes on Me!
    • Hands on top, now we stop
    • Pack it up, pack it in (House of Pain’s Jump Around)
    • Waterfall in 3, 2, 1…. shh……
    • Bump X5.. bump bump!
    • Hocus… focus!
    • To infinity… and beyond
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30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class

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Buzzfeed’s 27 Attention Getters For Quieting a Noisy Class

Cain’s Arcade

From bowling to classroom

police ID work


“Presenterator” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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