Top 10 Study Tips from a Middle School Teacher Whether it is back to school time or any time of the school year, studying equals academic success. However, some students do not know how to study. After watching countless middle school students struggle over the years, I've created a top 10 list of what students can do to improve study habits.
Ancient Egyptian Scribe Schools Starting the school year is always tough-both for the students and teacher. The ease of summer is gone and months of homework, lectures and questionable lunches lie on the horizon. A comparison to school systems of another time and culture can get students to think about what school is all about.
Go Team! Group Activities and Games for Health Education Classes Team building is especially important in health education because the subject matter can be difficult for some to discuss. It promotes healthy self disclosure and social skills while encouraging cooperative learning. This article highlights some great team building games for the health ed classroom.
Motivating Middle School Writers Motivate your students to write with a variety of games, creative writing activities, and fun assignments. Check out these ideas for your middle school class.
Five Minute Learning at the End of Class You have finished your lesson and there are five minutes left on the clock. What do you do? Don't waste an opportunity for engaged learning (and allow your students to become restless). Instead, try one of these activities.
Middle School Record Keeping Tips For some teachers, record keeping can be quite tedious. However, there are tricks of the trade that teachers use to make their lives easier. This article will give you many tips to aid you in this process.
A Teaching Style for Students to Appreciate “Real-Life" Situations How can we be sure that students are really learning and having a good experience in our classrooms? Read more for some tips on ways to improve student learning. Learn about creative lesson plans that will allow your students to grow academically by putting them in “real life" situations.
Ways to Help Middle Schoolers Practice Social Skills Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "The only way to have a friend is to be one." Social skills are some of the most important building blocks of life. Here are some great ideas for incorporating social skills in your junior high groups.