Overdressing for summer meetings. That usually means this is their first teaching job and they think they have to be dressed up every time they go to the school. You only have to be dressed up when there are students at the school. If it’s a day full […]
News of a teacher shortage across the nation has been pummeling us for years now, right up through a story yesterday in the Panama City News Herald about an “extreme” teacher shortage. Fewer students in teacher prep programs. Thousands of unfilled teacher vacancies in state after state. But […]
Time to learn a few lessons. School is back, which means that thousands of students strop, kick, scream and plead with God that they could be anywhere else happily return to the classrooms for another year of learning. Take a look. 1) Phone peril If your phone goes […]
What a teacher needs depends on the teacher. Emerging learning trends, data management resources, literacy strategies, digital tools, exemplar curriculum models, increased or decreased autonomy, classroom management tips–this is a list that could get long fast. But sometimes it can be those less visible characteristics that can determine […]
Пред посетата на одреден наставник, советникот треба да си постави неколку прашања: која ќе биде целта на посетата, зошто оди кај тој наставник и што треба да постигне преку посетата. Одоворите на поставените прашања се основниот услов работата на советникот да придонесе за подобрување на квалитетот на наставниот процес […]
I used to teach high school Social Studies. In the beginning, I wasn’t very good. I was a nervous, conciliatory and assumed all my students would be mostly like me (rule-following nerds). Luckily, the learning curve in teaching, like parenting, is steep. You can’t really know what teaching […]
When teachers have parent/teacher meetings, do teachers get clues from parents that help to explain the child’s behavior?
Yes! A lot of the conversations between teachers immediately after parent/teacher conferences involve variations of “so that’s where they get it from.” You may have heard the saying, “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.” It’s very, very true when it comes to children’s and parents’ attitudes. […]