Discussion and overview of the advantages and disadvantages of teaching English one to one. Tips are provided on doing a needs analysis, as well as planning lessons to make sure students come away satisfied.
But if there is ONE piece of classroom management advice that I continually give to ALL teachers, new and veteran, it is this: Always appear to be in control of yourself, whether you are feeling that way or not.
Kindergarten students at Apsire Berkley Maynard Academy learn to manage their needs and respect instructional time using visual cues and a list of criteria for making decisions about whether or not to interrupt the teacher.Mary Wajid wears a flower...
7th Grade Math Teacher Chris McCloud from the School of the Future in New York, gives us a one-minute show and tell of how he interacts with students to ensure class participation during group work and how he "brings it back to the front" to...
Jim and MaryAnn Fletcher met when they were just children, in the first grade. Later they became high-school sweethearts. But then they split up — until they found each other again, more than 20 years later.
TED Talks Use dancers instead of powerpoint. That's science writer John Bohannon's "modest proposal." In this spellbinding choreographed talk from TEDxBrussels he makes his case by example, aided by dancers from Black Label Movement.
Jody McCauley uses address labels to spice up the practice of thinking through analogies. Each student has a worksheet with one part of the analogy that they must match up with a word on another classmates back.
When Meliza Arellano started seventh grade, she was below grade level in both math and reading. She was put in Sarah Benko's class to help students like her get up to speed. That was the year Arellano became a serious student.
As a professor, one of my primary pedagogical goals is to get students to “join the conversation.” Regardless of the subject matter I am teaching, I see it as my job to show students what is currently being said about a particular topic, helping them to understand the field of study, the terms under which the dialogue is taking place. And, equally as important is encouraging them to use that base understanding to take ownership over the knowledge they have gained and to begin to participate in the ongoing dialogue around the subject matter.