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Focus Form refers to an engagement activity to aid students who have difficulty focusing and attending during longer teacher/student discussions or teacher directed instruction times.
I have some students who have a difficult time attending during longer teacher/student discussions. They are playing with items in their desks, talking to other students, doodling, or looking around. What can I do to help them focus longer on the topic at hand?