Teaching high school can be a rewarding, and challenging, experience. If you are a new high school teacher, a substitute teacher, or are looking for some ideas to manage a particularly difficult group of kids, you’ll find advice and opinion you can count on at Bright Hub Education, where experienced teachers and education professionals share their years of tried-and-true classroom experience with you.
This novel, perfect for a theology class, a sociology class, or even a psychology class, can of course, also be used in an English classroom or as an interesting pick for a book club.
Make teaching high school even more enjoyable with these strategies and tips. Find some ideas and activities that teachers of almost any subject can use.
Telling students to think critically and use evidence to make logical conclusions is often met with blank stares. Try staging a high school debate that forces them to do what you want while maintaining class enthusiasm.
High school students should begin thinking about where they are going to live and what they are going to do after graduation, whether it is college or a job. Teachers can aid in this process by showing them how to make a career ladder and assisting them in their career research.
It’s quite possible your students enjoy reading and just hate doing reading assignments that have little value. Increase the amount of each student’s average participating by whetting their enthusiasm.
To fully understand the educational uses of a wiki, it is important to understand the risks and benefits of the software. Also find out about the best situations to use wikis in the classroom.
In this article you will find creative ideas for using the iPad in a high school government course. Ideas include apps that help students learn political information and games, along with a detailed sample lesson on political parties using the iPad.
Sadly, it is true that some teachers are loved and/or admired while others are reviled. To get to the heart of the matter, it comes down to implementing good strategies and a caring attitude.
There are some excellent economics software programs for grades 9-12 that will make economics come alive for your students. Your favorite can be incorporated into the class schedule as an educational resource to strengthen the core concepts that are part of your curriculum.
Young people have often heard the word “poverty,” but they do not really understand what it means. School activities can give them a better understanding about poverty in the United States and other countries. Teachers can do reading, writing or group activities to teach about poverty.