If you’re a veteran teacher, you probably remember what it is like to be a newbie: scary, exciting, overwhelming, and all-encompassing. How can you be a resource to the new teachers in your building?
Teaching is one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs there is, and it does take some acclimating to get into a groove. One thing that can help tremendously is having a mentor to turn to and learn from as you move through your career.
Chances are, your school is getting you up to speed on what remote learning will look like during the time that students must stay home from school. Here’s what is going on in different schools and districts around the country.
As students advance through the grades, some become reluctant to speak up for a variety of reasons. Here are three ways to encourage your students to keep asking questions.
As a teacher, you know that the most successful students are those who are organized and efficient and who embrace solid routines. How can these routines positively impact students who are struggling and reinforce those succeeding?
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.
You want your students to read more, and this month, there’s a great opportunity to encourage that: National Reading Month and Read Across America!
Successful students know how to organize themselves and manage their time effectively. If you have some students who seem to spin their wheels when it comes time to work or who frequently hand in late assignments, it might be time for a time management tune-up.
As a teacher, you’re always looking for ways to get your students’ attention and engage them in deeper thinking and learning. Using multi-media opportunities within your teaching can be an effective way to further engage and motivate your students.
You’ve probably wished before that all your students would have an excellent work ethic. Students who work hard recognize that their future successes and failures are largely within their control and that the effort they put into their work is directly tied to outcomes.