Apr 7, 2009
Lesson Planning 4884 Views
In January of 2008 I was asked by Lorelle van Fossen to write a post for Edublogs Magazine. I had a short humorous post about a broken copy machine and my frustration. I added a few touches here and there and had my guest post for the online mag.
Apr 12, 2011
Classroom Management 4879 Views
Cheating in school is one of those things that really had no place in the earliest learning institutions, because there would have been no point to it. If you go all the way back to the time when tutors would teach individuals or small groups about what was known about the world at the time, the purpose of that process was just that the student would end up knowing whatever was being discussed. He did not need to prove it to anyone in any official way, because the learning itself was the point.
Oct 10, 2008
Classroom Management 4877 Views
When developing classroom plans and teaching methods, many teachers use collaborative learning techniques. This generally involves intergroup learning and the use of verbal interaction. Where the teacher is not just teaching, rather giving the students an opportunity to learn through interpersonal interaction.
Mar 2, 2010
Classroom Management 4873 Views
All trainers have to manage difficult participants at one time or another. Whether the difficult participant is a talker or know-it-all, a fighter or arguer, a quiet or withdrawn person, a complainer, an unconsciously incompetent person, a distracter, or a rambler, the trainer needs to know what to do and what not to do when handling the behavior, and how to avoid taking the behavior personally. This article will discuss the talker or know-it-all.
Aug 22, 2009
Classroom Management 4870 Views
At an in-service teacher's meetings, the subject of classroom organization was brought up. We brainstormed quite a few elements such as the time of day, poor lighting, events and of course, the top ranked one - the classroom seating arrangements.
Today learning English language is very important, not to say really essential. Once children started learning English just since the junior high, today everything is different.
Aug 12, 2011
Teaching Methodology 4865 Views
In the 80s, as a music teacher for kids with labels and diagnoses, it was my joy to have had the forethought to have school systems buy mixing equipment and teach students how to use it. Was this outside-the-box education, or did I view the current trend and make it part of the classroom experience?
Jan 1, 2010
Classroom Management 4861 Views
A well thought out classroom strategy can mean the difference between a productive year for both students and teacher and a bad one. Every teacher, regardless if you are new or seasoned ones, the success or failure of the classroom would be dependent on your teaching talents and how effective is your management procedure.
May 26, 2012
Classroom Management 4856 Views
Just as students function at different levels in reading and math, they also function at different levels, or stages, of discipline. It is possible to set up a consistent system for classroom discipline that will be appropriate for students functioning at all stages and at the same time encourage them to work their way up to higher stages.
Apr 2, 2012
Teaching 4853 Views
When we think of the brain, many of us imagine this elegant, fine tuned machine with electrical currents firing rapidly as our senses take in and process thousands of pieces of information. Not so much.