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.
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.
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.
Plagiarism isn’t a new problem, but it has become a more obvious issue in today’s digital age, where a world of information is at every student’s fingertips, and it’s too easy to copy, paste, and save. How can you teach your students not to plagiarize and deter this unethical behavior?
If you’re all about allowing your students to learn by doing, keep in mind how beneficial field trips can be for them. Designed well, these outside-the-classroom experiences get students engaged and excited.
Holiday break is behind you, yet your students still seem to be in vacation mode. What can you do to get things back on track quickly?