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. […]
I once had another teacher tell me that she hates children. Now, in her defense, she is an excellent educator, and the children themselves would NEVER know, but she is just NOT a kid person. When I asked her why she went into teaching, she told me it […]
An urban legend once went round that teachers have a bit of a cushy number – working days of 9 til 3, oodles of work-free holidays and plenty of perks. But while most teachers would laugh hysterically in your face in between pulling out clumps of their own […]