Week 1.  

Focusing student attention


You will discover

- what ‘non-verbal’ means,

- a straightforward model to understanding non-verbals

- how to focus attention at the beginning of a group session.

Activity material

1st Activity

What is non-verbal?

2nd Activity

Read the Focusing article.



Analyse the teacher and pupils' non-verbals using this guide.

Extra material

1. Apply the model

2. Practise the focusing strategy in front of a mirror then before a class group.

4. References

- Grinder M., The Elusive Obvious

- Sousa, D. "The Primacy/Recency Effect"
- Are women better Multi-taskers than men?
- Philips, D. The magical art of storytelling