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Posted on October 6, 2017 4:26 pm
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zone out
When i'm teaching a lesson the students kind of zone out and can not answer any of the questions I ask them after. What are some suggestions to get the students attention and make them more interested in the lessons.
 
     
     
 
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Solution 1
Posted October 6, 2017 9:15 pm

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try using my interactive teaching methods such as videos pictures modeling and games depending on the age group you need to get them involved. If the kids are older try passing out a worksheet that allows the kids to fill in blanks.
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Solution 2
Posted October 8, 2017 2:51 pm

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You may also try to get the students up and moving during the lesson. For younger students you may start the lesson at the carpet then move them to their seats. During the transition the students will get a small mental brain break and you can refocus their attention. Make sure they are not just seated and listening during the whole lesson.
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This is a very innovating teaching strategy! Nice recommendation!
  Posted on: October 9, 2017 2:41 am

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Solution 3
Posted October 8, 2017 9:06 pm

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Ask problem solving questions during the lesson. Have them turn to a partner or their group of tables and have them discuss the answer. Let them know that you will call on one person per group and that it could be anyone. This way all students are prepared to answer just in case they are called on.
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Great idea to have the students partner together! Peer interaction is a great learning tool!
  Posted on: October 9, 2017 2:41 am

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Solution 4
Posted October 9, 2017 2:55 am

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Try using lesson hooks to get the students engaged. Try to use videos and different expressions to make sure they are having a good time. Maybe do something silly in the middle of teaching to get their minds back to you.
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Solution 5
Posted Yesterday 2:22 am

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Do not underestimate the power of positive reinforcement! I find the best way to get students involved is to offer a reward or motivator. I am an aide, and all my teachers keep candy (something small like skittles , etc) at their desk and when a student is involved and active they get a skittle! The school also has something called Bolt Bucks, and if the student is behaving exceptionally well, they get a bolt buck. They can either save these up for a field trip, or spend them every Friday to buy small things like erasers or back pack stickers, etc.
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Solution 6
Posted October 15, 2017 9:26 pm

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Just try and keep them interested with fun activities.
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Solution 7
Posted October 9, 2017 2:40 am

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Try to make lessons more engaging-- provide increments of time dedicated to an open class discussion throughout different points of learning. In the end, when you ask questions, students should feel more prepared and involved in the lesson.
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Solution 8
Posted October 13, 2017 2:25 am

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A sign of children that are zoning out in the classroom means they are bored. Maybe change the way you teach your lesson plan you will see the students change the way they act to your teaching.
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Solution 9
Posted October 15, 2017 1:50 pm

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I would do something different with your lesson plans and do a more interactive lesson instead. Students do have a hard time keeping focused but as teachers, we need to work beyond that and get them involved.
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