How to Write a Syllabus - This model and template will help college, high school, and middle school teachers put together a syllabus that sets you and your students up for a great year.
First day of class: Meet Your Teacher
Most teachers, I’m sure, make sure to leave time during the first class to take student questions, primarily about the syllabus and the shape of the course ahead. But it’s worth underlining the importance of student involvement right from the start, letti
I had a little chat with my students
Posted as Teaching College students but it's applicable to High School students too!
What the Best College Teachers Do [Hardcover] Ken Bain (Author)
10 Learning Design Strategies to Engage Learners [Infographic] Comments: How do we engage ourselves as learners? Can we use our own prior knowledge and methods to engage other students?
From Professional to Professor
Moving from expert professional to college professor (clickable!
5 Ways College Teachers Can Improve Their Instruction
Want your college class to be exceptional? These strategies will make your teaching more engaging, effective, and satisfying for you and your students.
Start every class with a writing prompt
Here’s a strategy whose simplicity belies its usefulness: every class period…
Managing Misbehavior in the College Classroom
Managing Misbehavior in the College Classroom - expecting behavior to be a non-issue at the college level, but finding that college students still need lots of guidance.
Small Changes in Teaching: The First 5 Minutes of Class
"How do you change academic culture? One reason that question gets asked a lot is that it’s so hard to answer. Another reason is that so much of academic culture needs changing.
Small Changes in Teaching: The Last 5 Minutes of Class
Bye-Bye Birdies: Sending The Kids Away to College - Tenured Radical - The Chronicle of Higher Education
Writing is easier when you have great class notes and reading notes. The Cornell notes method is an easy and effective note taking system that has been used by successful students since the