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How to Make Smooth Classroom Transitions

May. 29, 2019

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.

Five Characteristics of Highly Effective Teachers

Apr. 24, 2019

You got into teaching for a reason: to make a lasting impact on students’ lives. So how can you do that? Here are some of the common traits and characteristics of the most effective teachers.

Can Brain Training Exercises Help Your Students?

Apr. 10, 2019

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.

Tips to Teach Your Students About SMART Goal-Setting

Apr. 03, 2019

If you encourage your students to set goals, make sure they’re SMART goals. SMART is an acronym for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Timely.

4 Essential Ways to Help Your High School Students Get Ready for College

Feb. 27, 2019

It is the job of every high school teacher to prepare students for college. Of course, you must teach your students the grade-level content knowledge they need to progress in your subject, but there are other important aspects of developing college-ready students.

Using Case Studies in the Classroom

Feb. 20, 2019

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.

Ideas for Teaching Outside the Classroom

Feb. 13, 2019

Sometimes, your students need a change of scenery. Taking your students outside the classroom can be highly beneficial, energizing students and giving them the chance to interact and learn in a totally different way.

The Importance of Planning and Preparation in Teaching

Jan. 09, 2019

o a little research into the best teachers out there and you’ll discover that they have several things in common: knowledge, charisma and care for students, to name a few. However, if there’s one element that makes for effective teaching, it is planning. Here are several reasons that lesson planning is essential.

5 Tips for Motivating Students in the New Year

Jan. 02, 2019

Ready to get your students into school mode after holiday break? Here are five tips to start things off on the right foot in 2019.

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