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Lesson Plans


Re: Kindie quiet

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menichino (menichino)
Sat, 25 Sep 1999 15:28:59 -0400


Judy -- To get kindergarteners' attention I tell them I'm going to use my
magic fingers -- and I count silently on my fingers to 10, telling them "by
the time I get to ten it will be quiet and I'll see everybody's eyeballs".
If that doesn't work I ask them to line up at the door again and we discuss
the proper way to behave in the art room. But yes, consistency and
Patience with a capital P are important! (Keep your ears open -- you'll
hear the most amazing conversations and comments!!!)
Liz in rural NY
P.S. Thanks for your words of respect for elem teachers!!

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> Anyway, please share what you may do successfully to quiet these
> excitable little ones down-or get their attention quickly?