Almost all schools now teach students how to use computers and the Internet. It is essential that these students receive at least one class in online safety before students are allowed to use the Internet to do research and school projects.
Tips & Strategies for Teaching Grade School
Experienced elementary school teachers share their tips and strategies for teaching grade school students, from pre-kindergarten to fifth grade. Learn what has and hasn’t worked on diverse topics; from motivating struggling students, to helping calm pre-standardized testing nerves, to dealing with bullies and helping younger students learn appropriate socialization skills.
Just need to know how to hang on to your sanity some days? Bright Hub Education’s teachers and writers share articles to help with that too, including tips for managing busy schedules, strategies for effective parent-teacher conferences, and even how to utilize time management and relaxation techniques to destress, even when it feels like you don’t have time to do so!
Howard Gardner spoke of eight various degrees of intelligence ranging from musical to physical intelligence. How can we as educators enhance the strong and weak areas of the students?
Teachers, parents, and children are all gearing up for the first day of school. Take some advice from an established teacher and don’t try to lecture on the first day! Your students won’t be paying attention. Instead, try this activity.
Any student can benefit from learning some sign language and teachers can incorporate signing into their mainstream classroom. Learn how to start with some basic signing in your class.
Many times teachers hear the word “free” and get excited only to be disappointed with the content of what is really provided for “free”. No catch here. The freereading.net website is a research based Internet resource that provides an intervention reading program and phonics program for teachers.
If teachers want to motivate their students and help them learn while doing so, consider giving children a chance to sing, act, and perform. Children’s theater is an excellent way to bring even the most reserved child out of his shell.
If you’re looking for a great resource on taking the competition out of games and sport activities read the book “Everyone Wins” by Josette and Sambhava Luvmour. Learn how to put some of their ideas into practice here.
My Baby Can Talk and Sign with Me are two fun, educational American sign language games available to play online.
A child enters the early school age years with no real sense of self. During these years the child starts to evaluate him or herself. They also start to find self worth and value. The child starts to morally develop using positive influences from the parents. This is known as self theory.
Teachers are always looking for additional ways to help struggling readers. By adding a visual and kinesthetic representation of new sight words through the addition of American Sign Language signs, you can turn struggling readers into successful readers.
Teachers are already using a lot of different teaching strategies to help struggling spellers, and yet some students continue to struggle. Using the American Sign Language Manual Alphabet can help these struggling spellers by giving them a visual and kinesthetic representation of spelling words.