Schools everywhere are always looking for new ways to increase the quality of their students’ writing, and it seems as if many educators say that one area where their students fall short is in writing with details. Using a describing a classmate … [Read more...] about Describing a Classmate to Encourage Writing with Details
Readers Workshop | Selecting Books A very important part of the readers workshop is allowing students to select books that they are interested in reading. This strategy allows you to foster a love of reading for your students that will last a … [Read more...] about Readers Workshop Book Shopping
Using Data Notebooks. Data Notebooks are a way for students to keep track of their own progress. They are small folders or binders in which students can keep examples of their work in different areas throughout the school year. They help students … [Read more...] about Data Notebooks for Students | An Overview
Successful Teacher Sellers Are Using Social Media. Teacher Sellers! This week's blog post will show you how to leverage social media as a teacher seller and break out of the crowd and increase your brand awareness and sales. Teacher sellers … [Read more...] about Teacher Sellers | How To Increase Your Sales.
Positive Influence on a Negatively Programmed Child Not all learners have positive experiences and influences in their lives. For some learners school is the most positive activity they have. As a teacher you need to be skilled in recognising and … [Read more...] about 4 Main Indicators of a Negatively Programmed Child.
Seven Qualities of Assertive Teachers. Do you lose control of your learners? Do you raise your voice enough for it to distress you? Have you resorted to "put downs" when all else seems to be failing? If so, join the many teachers who at times feel … [Read more...] about Qualities of Assertive Teachers
Mind and Body – Helping Students to Make the Connect While Learning You as the teacher need to be aware of how the mind and body connection works in your learners. Keeping a balance of physical activity and mental stimulation, conducive to learning, … [Read more...] about Mind and Body | How They Are Interconnected
Children Singing – Attuned to Development and Learning. Children singing plays an important role in child development. Very early in our life we are introduced to singing whether it is by a parent, a TV show theme, The Wiggles, or music time at … [Read more...] about Children Singing in Early Childhood
Smart Teachers Saving Energy All smart teachers know the importance of saving their physical and emotional energy in their worklife. If you want to save energy and have some left for your other life, try the following. Wake just half an … [Read more...] about 14 Tips for Smart Teachers
Everyday Rewards in Education - A Treasure Chest for Students As teachers we give our learners goals they can work toward, but one of the keys to meeting those goals is using everyday rewards. Giving rewards for work well done, great effort, or … [Read more...] about Everyday Rewards in Education