Whether you're a new or experienced teacher, strategies for getting student attention are an important part of your classroom-management toolkit. In this presentation you’ll find 25 tips for quieting a noisy class. You can view the presentation here:
These attention getters were contributed by educators from Edutopia’s community in response to a plea for help from a student teacher. You can find the original discussion here:
One important point highlighted in the discussion and the guide is that what works for one teacher, might not work for another. It's important to find your own voice and discover what works for you.
Be playful. Experiment. And then come back and share what you've learned. Let's keep the learning process going.