- Shifts in Instruction as a Result of the Common Core State Standards: Advice for Math Teachers
Common Core has more to do with how you teach than with what you teach. Gaining a better understanding of the focus, fluency and application will help teachers adapt and, in turn, make the transition smoother for their students.
- How to Help Students Succeed on Standardized Tests
Need to lift your classes' test scores? Learn some teaching tips and ideas that will help your students succeed on standardized tests.
- How to Create an End of School Year Letter to Parents
Need help coming up with a great letter to parents for the end of the school year? These tips will help you create a fun and informative letter to your students' parents. It is a great way to wrap up the school year and prepare them for the transition into the next grade level.
- A Guideline on Productive Comments When the School Year Ends
End of the year report comments can be challenging, at best. However, with some care, educators can find ways to praise even the most difficult learners in their classes. Finding words that make students want to continue to learn helps build self-esteem and confidence.
- 3 Reasons Every Teacher Should Have a Personal Development Plan (And 7 Tips to Create It)
Just as every student has a unique learning style, every teacher has their own teaching style. Create a personal development plan to set and meet goals that are important to you.
- Make the Best of Class Time with Cornell Notes
It's happened to all of us before. You're up in front of a classroom of drooling high school students when you realize not a single one of them is taking notes (or paying attention). Boost your students grades and attention span by having them use Cornell Notes.
- Teaching Kinesthetic Learners
In this fourth and final segment of our series on learning styles, we turn our attention to kinesthetic learners. These students are “doers” and acquire new information best when they are able to fully immerse themselves in the learning experience.
- A Guide to Auditory Learners
Students can be predominantly visual, auditory, or kinesthetic learners. In this segment of our series on learning styles, we’ll focus on how educators and parents can adapt their teaching styles to better reach auditory learners.
- Tips for Teaching Visual Learners
It is undeniable that each child is vastly different and has a unique way of looking at the world. While they may be wired differently, children tend to learn best in one of three ways: visually, kinesthetically, or through auditory stimulation. In this article, we will look at visual learners.
- The Three Main Types of Learning Styles
One of the beautiful processes that a child goes through in the early years is the development of his personality. The child starts to find freedom in choosing what he will wear that day or which activities to participate in. As the child grows and learns, he comes to have his own style.
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