Based on my teaching experience, here is how to engage students and make the classroom more interesting, light and beneficial for learning.
Professional Development for Teachers
Let’s explore professional development, why investing in it is so important, and key professional development opportunities for teachers.
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…
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…
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…