Parent-teacher conferences are around the corner, and there’s a lot to do to get prepared. Here are several tips to keep your conferences positive and productive.
Whether you teach English, math, or any other subject, you have to give tests – and to succeed in your class, students need to get comfortable taking them. How can you help students become better test-takers?
It’s probably pretty obvious when a student is struggling in class, but as you know, getting that child help sooner than later is crucial.
One challenge all teachers face is managing transitions from one activity to the next. That down-time can turn into class chatter and throw you completely off course.
Every day, you strive to guide your students toward greater learning. How can you foster a climate that pushes students to grow and learn?
Some parents find homework time to be the most stressful part of the day, but it doesn’t have to be that way. If you’ve heard from any parents that homework is causing a lot of anxiety and arguments, it’s time to do something about it.
Maybe you’ve heard of brain training and wondered what it is, and if it could benefit your students. Certain mental exercises are very effective at developing cognitive skills.
Today’s students live busy lives, and the hectic pace and many demands can often create stress. Teach your students to be more mindful, which will help them feel calmer, more grounded, and more attentive.
Do your students know the basics for writing effective essays? Here are a few simple tips to offer, which can be applied to all essay types:
If you teach an advanced high school class, you’re always looking for opportunities to help your students apply what they know and put theory into practice. Using case studies in the high school classroom can do just that.