Professional Development for Teachers

Let’s explore professional development, why investing in it is so important, and key professional development opportunities for teachers.

6 Tips on How To Engage With Students

Based on my teaching experience, here is how to engage students and make the classroom more interesting, light and beneficial for learning.

How to Handle Bad Student Behavior

A classroom brings together both well and badly behaved students. The latter need attention to usher them back on the path to good behavior.

Prior Knowledge Activities

Here are activities to activate prior knowledge in the classroom. Once you get a feel for these, you should be able to come up with your own.

How to Manage a Class Effectively

Managing the classroom effectively is one of the teacher’s most important jobs and perhaps the most difficult, especially for new teachers.

How to Thrive During Your Field Experiences

by Connie Schaffer and Kelly Welsh How prepared are you for the process of becoming a teacher? You have likely developed good study habits that got you to college. These…

Ultimate Top 10 Teaching Tips to Make Your ELLs Soar!

Warning: This article may contain use of satire. We all know teaching English language learners is tough. But here are 10 indispensable tips to ensure your ELLs speak raht fine…

Starting Off Right With Your College Roommate

We’ve all heard the horror stories about college roommates. I was worried too, but I followed a few steps that made getting to know my new roommate less intimidating. Although…

Why Teaching is Still a Good Career Choice

Teaching is still one of the most rewarding career choices. While being a teacher is demanding, you have the opportunity to make a genuine difference. While you may have read…

Bring the Real World into the Classroom as a Teaching Strategy

Using real-world examples and tackling real-world problems in the classroom can make learning more meaningful to students. And it can help spark excitement in gaining knowledge about important issues. There is…