Classroom Management for Improving School Attendance

Improving school attendance can be difficult. A child cannot learn if they are not in school. So how can we use classroom management to get students to show up? Teachers as well as schools often have very little control in this area, because the responsibility usually falls on the students and their parents or guardians. … Продолжи со читање Classroom Management for Improving School Attendance



Many students are unsure if it’s more time efficient to study with a group of classmates or on their own. Sometimes students prefer the independence and control of studying alone. Other students need a study group to help motivate them. “I help at school” worksheet - Lifes skills Keep reading to learn more about the … Продолжи со читање STUDYING IN GROUPS VS. STUDYING ALONE: WHICH IS BETTER?

Six Tips For Creating A Positive Learning Environment In Your Classroom

when students enter your classroom at the beginning of the term there are two questions in their minds – “Can I do the work?” and “Will I be accepted here?” Their potential for success depends on them being able to answer “yes” to both of these questions. The language you use plays a big role … Продолжи со читање Six Tips For Creating A Positive Learning Environment In Your Classroom

The Problem With Standardized Testing

Many teachers acknowledge that comparative assessment techniques, such as standardized tests, often measure performance more than knowledge. Students may recite information, but have little ability to apply it to their lives. This can frustrate teachers, who may feel these systems can’t be changed. Some school boards are asking governments to suspend administering standardized tests. But … Продолжи со читање The Problem With Standardized Testing

12 Timeless Project-Based Learning Resources

Project-based learning is becoming increasingly popular as teachers look for a way to make lessons stick in the minds of their students. According to Edutopia, studies have shown that students who use project-based learning remember the material much longer and have healthier attitudes toward education. Project-based learning is based on the idea that students learn … Продолжи со читање 12 Timeless Project-Based Learning Resources

Stop Blaming Teachers

Those who scapegoat teachers may have much to gain, but students have much more to lose. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines scapegoat as one that bears the blame for others, or one that is the object of irrational hostility. Those of us in the education profession would define scapegoat this way: teacher. Scapegoating teachers has … Продолжи со читање Stop Blaming Teachers

How Do We Actually Know a Lesson Went Well?

Sometimes when we say a lesson “went well,” we mean that we managed to “get through the lesson” without a classroom disaster. A lesson that’s “going well” is often equivalent to a classroom where students are working, remaining quiet, or appearing engaged. But how do were ally know if students are actually learning in class? … Продолжи со читање How Do We Actually Know a Lesson Went Well?