There’s no question that teaching is an art. It takes time to get into a good routine, but it’s important to continually refine your methods.
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.
To reach all students where they are, you must adapt as needed, paying attention to learning preferences and styles as well as the challenges students face.
If you have been teaching for some time, it is easy to get into a routine, but it’s just as easy to fall into a rut. Whether you’re seeking better ways to reach your students or need to infuse a little energy into your processes, we have a few tips to help you out.
Students with a growth mindset believe that they are capable of increasing their knowledge and growing their intelligence. The outcome can be remarkable, resulting in students who are more motivated, happier, and undeterred by failure.
If there’s one skill that will help your students long-term, it is persistence. Students who persevere through challenging work are better equipped for college, and they are able to maintain a positive attitude no matter what life throws their way.
You became a teacher to make a lasting difference in the lives of young learners. One of the best ways to have an impact is to create a positive, encouraging learning environment in which students feel cared for and supported.
The new school year will be here before you know it. Start this school year the right way, putting your students at ease and setting the tone for a positive year.