Classroom display boards create visual learning opportunities and energy in a room. Students enjoy seeing ever changing boards that stimulate their curiosity.
“A Tale of Two Cities” is a fascinating novel full of important lessons for teens. Though teens may easily get lost in the highly descriptive language of this novel, focusing on key quotes helps them ponder key themes and build their own ideas of what the author is trying to teach them.
Student classroom helpers are a great help to any teacher. When they are involved in peer tutoring and minor tasks about the classroom it helps others with learning and also makes the routines of the classroom flow more smoothly. Student helpers are eager, so harness their interest in these ways.
Rape impacts a student so strongly they may be adrift academically. Teachers must ensure that students returning to school after a rape get all of the help and support they need to make it through a very difficult time as they try to regain normalcy after their terrible trauma.
An inspiration folder helps teenagers start to focus on their dreams. Preparing the folder helps them think about the steps they will take to make the dreams come to fruition. This is a lesson that will linger on forever for students as they refer back to their “inspiration folder” over the years.
Help students learn about the elements of a short story and how to use drama effectively to build suspense. Tips to teach students how to craft a unique and enjoyable short story.
Teenage relationships are full of conflict. Thus, a project to create dialogue about conflict is enjoyable for students. This project will help students learn how to write realistic dialogue.
Teens too often have a lot of conflict in their relationships with parents. Thus, this writing project will give students a chance to reflect back on everything their parents have done for them and thank them.
Teenagers today are too often addicted to text messaging. They send hundreds of messages a day. The school day is often disrupted due to malicious gossip spreading via text messaging. This article provides tips for teachers to help stop the use of text messaging in the classroom.
Do you know what steps to take when a student hands in a writing assignment that contains violent scenarios? Learn what you can do to be proactive and ensure that the student’s possible violent tendencies are not linked to a real-world plan for violence.
There are many projects to help students learn new vocabulary words. Go through the entire list of projects so that you offer something to interest everyone. Monitor all scores and encourage students to improve.
Sylvia Plath was a poet fond of imagery and vivid word play in her poems. She wove a dramatic picture with her words. Reading her poems helps students understand the power of imagery and personification to make writing its most lively and fascinating.
Conflict is often a part of the lives of teenagers. Writing stories that contain conflict helps them learn about how to handle conflict and also to practice their writing skills.
Teachers can help students build a positive mindset to help them achieve strong scores on standardized tests. Testing is very stressful for students so be proactive to help them find ways to beat the stress and utilize their academic potential.
Some students get stuck in the middle of the college application process because they are overwhelmed by the paperwork. Other students are so anxious they cannot even begin the applications. This articles provides helpful tips to get students to take action and finalize their college applications.