Beyond the Classroom: Building Lifelong Relationships with Students
Why in the world do these former students, now adults, still want to talk to me? Let’s take a look into what my former students had to say.
Creating Productive Struggle in the Classroom
As humans, we are conditioned to avoid struggle and to help others avoid it as well, so it can be difficult for a teacher to watch a student stick on a problem while the rest of the class moves on. But, cognitively, it’s the struggling student who is developing the most. Here’s how to get more of that struggle into your lessons.
Establishing Control and Coherence in Elementary Classroom Management
Interactive, immersive strategies can enhance an orderly environment that promotes pro-social student behavior and academic engagement. Let’s take a look into how you can establish control and coherence in your elementary classroom management strategy.
Middle School Classroom Management Tips for Educators
Here are some classroom management ideas I’d give to any educator looking to take control of the middle school classroom.
5 Strategies to Help Boost Your Students’ Self-Esteem and Confidence in the Classroom
For some of your students, self-confidence in the classroom comes naturally. They tackle new materials head on and know how to get their points across. For your less-confident students, the day-to-day requirements of school can cause anxiety and frustration. They may question their abilities and struggle with the stress of balancing it all. As a teacher, you have the
The Quick Start Guide to Project-Based Learning
Project-based learning (PBL) can seem like a tremendous undertaking, requiring hours of planning and creativity well beyond the bounds of a standard lesson. For some teachers, that may be true. But, it is possible to dip a toe into PBL without upending your entire curriculum and pacing guide, as long as you stay realistic and systematic.
7 Reasons why I use a Behavior Notebook in my Classroom
A behavior notebook is a whole-class management technique for recording classroom misbehavior that integrates student reflection & ...
Take Home Folders: Part 1
Teaching resources, activities, games, & worksheets for the K-2 classroom. Classroom management & organization tools.
Mason Jars Craft for School Supplies • Color Made Happy
This mason jars craft for schools supplies is perfect for teacher gifts, classroom decor, teacher appreciation gifts and back-to-school gifts.
S I E R R A (@deepintheheartof_teaching) posted on Instagram: “I can’t believe I never posted this! For almost a month now, my VIP table has been a recent trend in the classroom. 😀 I pick two students a…” • Apr 22, 2018 at 10:44pm UTC
86 Likes, 5 Comments - S I E R R A (@deepintheheartof_teaching) on Instagram: “I can’t believe I never posted this! For almost a month now, my VIP table has been a recent trend…”
Attendance Awareness Month: Resources to Fight Chronic Absenteeism
September is Attendance Awareness Month, and as schools gear up for the new school year, it’s a great time to double down on attendance policies to help build good habits for students from the very beginning. While many states are focusing on combatting chronic absenteeism as a part of their ESSA plans, it’s important for administrators to be armed with the resources necessary
Marine Freibrun on Instagram: “I don’t have a lot of space around the clock in my classroom, but I wanted to use it as a focal point. 🕰 I think I made it work. 😁 I also…”
3,270 Likes, 77 Comments - Marine Freibrun (@talesfromaverybusyteacher) on Instagram: “I don’t have a lot of space around the clock in my classroom, but I wanted to use it as a focal…”
[Teacher Tips] 5 Tips for Creating an Inquiry-Based Classroom
How can you activate the curiosity in students’ minds and get them excited about learning new topics or subjects? Meet inquiry-based learning, the teaching strategy that triggers your students’ curiosity and helps them develop their enthusiasm for learning.
How to Help Your Students Find and Maintain Enthusiasm All Year Long
How can you keep up the enthusiasm for new and potentially challenging lessons throughout the entire school year? Keeping these three tips in mind is a good start.