Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom

While technology creates many opportunities, blended teaching and learning are not without disadvantages. What are the downsides of tech?

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…

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…

Mindfulness to Manage Anxious Kids in the Classroom

How a kindergarten teacher is effectively using mindfulness in the classroom to calm an anxious daughter. Here are the mother’s observations. As someone who has suffered from anxiety, I have…

How to Improve a Child’s Math Skills: Advice for Parents and Teachers

Classroom and math teachers are often quizzed by parents about math skills development. Parents usually want to know: (a) what is happening with their child’s math learning and (b) how…