The Method Of Whole Brain Teaching

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If you have a class full of students who are easily bored and struggle to pay attention, whole brain teaching may be the fix you need. This is a powerful solution for any students who may be disruptive. And that’s because this teaching style rarely gives students a chance to be distracted. As you’ll see, […]

Homework Alternatives To Better Help Students

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Homework can often feel like a drag to students. But there are many alternatives to the old and boring homework tasks they typically get. And using these other options will go a long way towards keeping your students engaged and interested. So take a look at these homework alternatives to find ways to make sure […]

Funny Stories About Teachers

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Teachers are an interesting bunch. They spend their days making sure that we remember what we learned in school, and for the most part, they do a great job. Every now and then though, they say something funny or their students end up doing something hilarious. In fact, there’s a whole book dedicated to funny […]

Rainy Day School Activities For Your Class

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The rain is pouring outside and your students are bored. What do you do? Today, we want to share with you some rainy day school activities that can be done in the classroom. These fun activities will keep your students busy, engaged, and learning all day long. And the best part is? Most of these […]

How to Excel With Your Next Classroom Observation

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Embarking on a self-guided classroom observation journey can be a game-changer for teachers looking to enhance their teaching methods and boost student success. This post will explore a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to help you informally observe your teaching, reflect on your practices, and make impactful changes. By embracing this self-reflective process, you’ll unlock your potential […]

How to Incorporate Themed Lesson Plan Ideas

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Need help teaching a group of energetic young minds while keeping them engaged and eager to learn? Try themed lesson plans to create a dynamic and enjoyable learning atmosphere. These lesson plan ideas will help captivate students, build connections across subjects, enhance knowledge retention, and stimulate creativity.  In this blog post, we’ll delve into the […]

How to be a Good Mentor to Aspiring Teachers

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Do you want to make a powerful, lasting change in your fellow teachers’ lives? Then mentoring is for you. Mentoring is essential to personal and professional development and significantly shapes aspiring teachers’ careers. And being a good mentor involves possessing certain qualities that help to establish a positive and productive mentoring relationship. This blog post […]

A Toolkit for New Teachers

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Starting a career as a new teacher can be both exciting and challenging. But having the right tools and resources to help you succeed in the classroom is vital. That’s where a toolkit for new teachers comes in.  This blog post will provide a general guide to essential tips and tools for new teachers to […]

Job Interview Tips for Teachers

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Job interviews play a crucial role in teaching, offering educators the chance to showcase their passion, skills, and dedication to potential employers. For teachers, the stakes are even higher, as they must prove their ability to create a positive learning environment and inspire students. This blog post aims to provide valuable interview tips for teachers, ensuring […]

Test Taking Tips for Students

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Do you remember the pre-test butterflies from your school days? Tests can cause anxiety for many elementary students. As teachers, it’s crucial to help them overcome these challenges and excel. In this article, we’ll share practical tips for teachers to assist students in preparing for tests, enhancing their test-taking skills, and managing stress. Test Taking […]