Confidence is an important trait that you can help build in your students through your everyday interactions. A confident student has a much better chance of being successful in school and beyond. You might not be able to teach confidence, but you certainly can nurture it in each of your students. Here are six ways to do so:
Whether you teach first graders or high school seniors, teaching students how to think outside the box in school and life will be a valuable tool you can impart. Your goal should be to encourage your students to let their innovative ideas flow without restraint. Find out a few tips on how to do so.
Creativity is a valuable trait that students will put to use in school and life. It helps them think outside the box, come up with innovative ideas, and take different approaches to solve problems.
You could spend a lot of time creating a great lesson and perfecting your teaching approach only to have it all undone because of a rowdy classroom. Here are a few tips to help with classroom behavior management.
Did you know that brain breaks are proven to improve student productivity, problem solving, and overall attention? Here are eight brain break ideas to incorporate into your classroom routine when your students need to refocus and reenergize.
Have you heard about project-based learning? Edutopia defines it as “a dynamic classroom approach in which students explore real-world problems and challenges and acquire a deeper knowledge.” This innovative methodology encourages students to think on their feet and collaborate to produce projects that present what they learned.
Teaching in the digital age certainly has its advantages. There are many apps out there for everything from math to science, class communication to language arts.
There’s a lot to do as you prepare for a new school year: getting the classroom ready, organizing your materials and plans, and brainstorming the best ways to engage your students both behaviorally and cognitively.