Early on in my teaching career I was introduced to Alan Peat's idea of using story bags to help children write stories. A brilliant idea that really works.
Structure of Atoms - simplified! A micro-teaching sample for science (Physics) aimed at guiding candidates who are preparing for their PTLLS Micro-teaching session.
Fun hands-on art lesson for early elementary children on still life paintings & Paul Cezanne in 45 minutes for Kindergarten, 1st, & 2nd grade-level children - Use with your class, homeschool, after-school program, or co-op! - Still life and shading
Most Americans have a cell phone, even most American students. This increase in using cell phones has sparked controversy in American schools. There are pros and cons to having cell phones in school.
This articles tells why a teacher thinks America's public schools are in need of great change. He also states how this change could come about. The first change would be to keep politics out of public schools.
I believe, education is one of those things that are being taken and adopted with many of the wrong concepts. The essence of education and being educated is being almost vanished from the hearts of the teachers and from the minds of the students....
Children love to learn new things and are excited when they see new things. When teaching the rooms of the house it is more fun if you use a nice doll house where the children can see the rooms.
Go straight to the heart of Socratic circles with a summary of Socratic seminar rules, a versatile Socratic seminar questions, and a downloadable Socratic seminar rubric. With these tools you can implement the strategy immediately and maximize its value by customizing it to your individual needs.
What is the importance of general knowledge? It spans way beyond knowing the answers to trivia and quizzes. Being up-to-date on general knowledge in various subjects and current affairs in different domains makes you a better person. From students to professionals to business owners to homemakers...
There are many factors which influence student motivation; these include school as well as non school factors. Students bring to the classroom varying types of extrinsic motivation.