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What is your best advice to get students attention and keeping them quiet?

What is your best advice to get students attention and keeping them quiet?

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I am having difficulty getting students attention and keeping them quiet. I have tried many different techniques i.e, 123 eyes on me..(singing)We were talking now lets stop. What is your best advice to get students attention and keeping them quiet?

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ahmed jebari's picture

I am a teacher as well but in Tunisia (NORTH AFRICA).I teach English.
I sometimes face the problem you have stated and I think there is a solution for that: I always have candy bars on me. When pupils start making noise, on the spot question should be asked and who answers correctly should have a candy. Therefore, they would get used to that and would be quiet in order to be attentive enough to get the candy in the next question.

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