"Chock full of great ideas and easy to use! Whether you are a novice teacher or an established pro, there is a great deal of worthwhile information in this book. It's obvious that the author has spent most of his life in the classroom. The strategies he offers meet the needs of any teacher."
—Al Diver, Principal
Grosse Pointe South High School, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Proven ideas to keep all students attentive and motivated while learning!
This handy guide is a fun, creative collection of practical strategies that teachers of all grade levels can use to stimulate, invigorate, and re-energize learners whenever they need a "brain break." Each section presents specific activities and engaging techniques to capture and maintain students' attention.
These state-changing activities use movement, games, groups, and adjustments to the classroom environment to help students refocus, be creative, and learn more effectively. The author provides techniques based on brain research to:
- Keep the learning environment fresh
- Help students focus on the task at hand
- Stimulate students' brains in the middle of a lesson
- Build a sense of community, teamwork, and rapport in the classroom
Classroom Activators illustrates how simple changes can transform the energy level in your classroom, keep students engaged, and improve learning outcomes.