Teaching Methods, Tips & Strategies
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How to Flip Your Classroom The concept is a little different from flipping a house, but the end result is similar. Flipping your classroom can make learning in the classroom more valuable and increase student engagement. Find out how to get started.
III. Beyond Reward and Punishment We know that reward and punishment works and there is nothing wrong with using it to a point. However, at some point we need students to start behaving well even without a physical reward. Learn how to transition from physical rewards to intrinsic rewards.
What Collaboration Looks Like in My Classroom Collaboration is simply the art of students working together to solve problems and come up with solutions they would have never though of on their own (or maybe even ones their teacher may have never thought of!) Get some ideas on making collaboration work in your classroom.
Stop the Madness! The Lazy Teacher's Guide to High Yield Learning In this article, you’ll learn how to save time and energy but cutting things out that don’t need to be there! Too many teachers get burned out and end up leaving the profession when spending hours preparing their lessons. However, sometimes you have to go with the method that reaps the most results.
Why Every Teacher Should be on Pinterest Although everyone loves a good cupcake recipe, Pinterest can be used for so much more than that. Teachers should be aware of the great resource Pinterest can be for lesson planning, teaching tips and inspiration. Get tips on using the platform effectively.
Explaining Common Core Math in Simple Terms Are you ready to implement the Common Core math standards in your classroom? Although content has not changed greatly, methods of teaching have. Learn more about the foundational eight math practices.
The Art of Assigning Small Groups Assigning students to groups can be a challenge in the higher grades. Leaving students to pick their own groups almost always ends with several problem groups. Try this method for an easy and painless way of assigning groups fairly.
Visual Literacy Lesson Plans After thorough research on the topic, I developed several lesson plans to teach visual literacy skills to my students. Read these sample lesson plans and get techniques on adapting them for your own classroom.