Promoting speaking, reading and discussion is important to aid life skills, memory skills, social skills, self-confidence and education. This is aimed at helping others to learn words, put them into context and promote confidence in doing so.
One of the greatest gifts we can give our students is to instill in them a strong sense of confidence. In doing this, we enable them to be higher achievers. Here are 10 simple strategies you can use in the classroom to boost your students' confidence.
I work with kindergartners, but most of these activities are customizable to any elementary grade level. You can keep the kids from being bored or glued to the TV and iPad all day!
A guide for teachers, probationers and student teachers on the key aspects of formative and summative assessment, and how both can be achieved and used to inform practice within the classroom setting.
Lack of vocabulary holds English language learners back. Here are 8 effective and easy strategies to enable English language students to leave your classroom with an enriched vocabulary bank every day.
In a flipped classroom, students watch video lectures in the evening and perform enrichment activities during class time. The system may improve learning but has pros and cons.
This article contains a lesson about electricity along with activities for students with visual impairments. This lesson can be modified for students with other disabilities as well.
Classroom sharing has become the norm in many public schools across the U.S. Here are 3 good reasons why this approach is ineffective. Written by somebody who shared her classroom for several years.
Co-teaching has become increasingly popular in U.S. public schools. Here are 5 reasons it doesn’t work and is a huge waste of resources. Written by somebody who co-taught for several years.
Need a getting started guide for Google Classroom? Help and support is on hand in this step-by-step tutorial for Google's new online learning platform for schools.
Our nation has encountered a new challenge that has touched every home in America with children. Due to COVID-19, we all find ourselves in the same boat. Suddenly we all became homeschool families. As veteran or newbie homeschoolers, what is needed to endure this challenging season?
Oobleck is a fun material made of cornstarch and water. It changes from a liquid to a solid when a force is applied and turns back into a liquid when the force is removed.
Through a rainbow of role models, these seven children's books about diversity teach kids to shun prejudice, push for difference, and foster equity.
From building wildlife habitat to applying compass activities to geometry, these backyard learning activities keep kids healthy, engaged and curious.