Class Management

7 Ways to Hold Student Attention

Decorative: "to get your students attention"


"7 Simple Ways You Can Help Students Pay Attention In A Traditional Classroom" (post) lists quick and easy-to-use strategies to counter "listless students, apathetic responses, uninspired work, talking, texting, behaviour issues. 'off-taskedness,' daydreaming": 

1. "Use the 10:2 method."

  • For every 10 minutes of instruction, allow students 2 minutes to process and respond to instruction."

2. "Incorporate movement into your lessons."