Put Students to Work with Classroom Jobs
Sunday, October 18, 2020
Hopefully, at this point, your year is chugging along nicely. You and your friends have settled into your routine and you’re off! It’s time to learn! .. read more..
Fun Review Activities, Classroom Games to Do Now
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Reviewing material can be so boring. Not only is it boring for you to teach, but think about how your students feel! When reviewing for a unit or state exam, try to incorporate activities and classroom games that engage students, not bore them. .. read more..
Teaching Strategies that Enhance Higher-Order Thinking
Friday, October 16, 2020
One of the main 21 st century components that teachers want their students to use are higher-order thinking skills. This is when students use complex ways to think about what they are learning. .. read more..
Teaching Strategies: 5 Ideas for Instructing Vocabulary
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Undoubtedly, you remember the teaching strategies your instructors used for vocabulary: You would copy down definitions into our notebooks, and then for homework, rewrite each word for what seemed like a million times. .. read more..
How to Improve Students’ Critical Thinking Skills
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Strong critical thinking skills are needed to perform effectively in both high school and college. Consequently, it is imperative that we begin teaching these skills to students as early as possible. .. read more..
Technology in the Classroom: What is Digital Literacy?
Sunday, October 11, 2020
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Whole Brain Teaching Strategies
Saturday, October 10, 2020
One of the most popular instructional systems that teachers are using today is called whole brain teaching . Whole brain teaching strategies emphasize active learning. Essentially, whole brain teaching strategies are tapping into the way the brain works best. .. read more..
Classroom Management: Procedures
Friday, October 9, 2020
Procedures are a part of life. They are essential in society in order for people to function in an organized manner. Think of what life would be like if we didn’t have a procedure for a traffic light, or on an airplane. Procedures help us by demonstrating what is acceptable. .. read more..
Engaging Classroom Games for All Grades
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Who doesn’t like to play classroom games ? Not only are games fun, interactive, and social, but they're also great tools for learning . .. read more..
How to Decrease Student Absenteeism
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
“Chronic student absenteeism” is most likely a term that teachers and parents alike are hearing more of these days. Students that miss 10% or more per school year are considered “Chronically absent.” It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that if we want our students to get the maximum benefit ou... .. read more..