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‘Attention to Topic Transition’ is a verbal cue using a student’s name and the names of several other students whenever the topic is changing, a section of the lecture changes, or a visual on a SmartBoard or screen changes. The ‘Attention to Topic Transition’ can be used to ensure the student will refocus and attend.
Sometimes I’m not sure if one of my students is paying attention. What can I do to ensure they are following the topic of the lecture?