Centuries ago, midwives and mothers advised pregnant women to stay happy, listen to music, be around nature, and embrace good health. Now advanced research in child development shows that brain development in children does not occur after birth but begins in the womb itself.
Visuals are a great tool to help with student comprehension as well as make for a more exciting class. Unfortunately, not all classrooms are equipped for this type of learning but most schools will have a multi-media room that can be utilized on an "as needed" basis. In addition, the presentation could involve graphics and images using less technology based methods.
Proofreading worksheets are a great tool to help individuals open their eyes to the mistakes that are commonly made. These are used to help teach a person how to spot mistakes in copy. They are similar to those you got as a child when you were learning to write and read. Sometimes, they can be simple, while other times they are progressively more difficult.
Although you, as the teacher, are the most important ingredient for good lesson plans and student growth, the classroom materials that you use can definitely enhance and simplify your teaching and help you put your own colorful signature on a classroom.
Good quality primary resources in your classroom can make all the difference between a positive and happy classroom, and a negative and bored one. If you have good primary resources available to you it can also have a positive impact on you, and your enjoyment of your job.
Classroom decorations come in great varieties – there are different classroom decorations for practically every holiday and season – but the absolute best classroom decorations are the ones that students make themselves.
Educators are always looking for ways to increase educational outcomes for their students. One often-overlooked area that can assist in this quest is to consider the impact of interior design in classrooms. Children have heightened sensibilities and take in details that adults may miss.
April Fool's Day is quite an appropriate way to begin National Humor Month. Here is some background information plus a few activities for you to enjoy.
An English teacher at Starr's Mill High is turning learning inside out by asking the students to create a quilt block protraying either analysis of characters, explaining themes or the author's message, ideas, beliefs or style.
It’s time for class, and your students are all sitting in their places, pens poised, ready to begin the day’s work together... Okay, let’s get back to the real world, where I used to teach English as a second language to parents of small children.