Feb 25, 2012
Classroom Management 4274 Views
What is the most critical part of the day? What sets the tone for the day? For many teachers the classroom management strategy that is most critical for their success each day is the one that controls the first five minutes of the day. The five minutes that begin with the bell ringing to bring the students to class and ending with them in their seats and ready to begin work.
Aug 20, 2008
Teaching 4269 Views
All teachers want to be great teachers. But the pressures of lesson planning, grading, preparing materials, and talking to parents often eat away at the little time we have to work on being a great teacher. This can lead to frustration and feeling as though you are failing your students.
Sep 6, 2008
Teaching 4269 Views
The main problem faced by today’s teacher is that they feel students are loosing interest in studies. If we look from the student’s perspective then students feel that whatever is taught to them in schools is boring.
May 13, 2010
Classroom Management 4268 Views
Multitudes of so called experts sit around tables at endless meetings, pontificating about children's appalling behaviour in schools. Pearls of wisdom abound, they write a report or two and then disappear to the next meeting...
Nov 20, 2009
Young Learners 4265 Views
Good teachers differentiate spelling instruction. They get outside of their spelling workbooks and challenge their students with un-mastered spelling patterns and words. But, how to differentiate spelling in a diverse classroom is the trick. Here is a classroom-tested plan that works with all grade levels.
May 15, 2009
Teaching 4261 Views
Unruly attitude of students make the teacher's day in school out of bounds but professional as they are they won't be easily discouraged by this kind of challenge in the classrooms. Teachers are also taught how to deal with children of this type of behavioral problems.
Oct 8, 2008
Young Learners 4260 Views
House is the first learning environment for the child and parents are the first teachers. They not only guide the child in its progressive path but also demonstrate the appropriate behaviour by their actions. Normally we come across three categories of parents.
Apr 28, 2014
Classroom Management 4256 Views
You've been in school for a few months now, and the work is beginning to pile up. Between lesson plans, grading, report cards, parent-teacher conferences, and your personal life, it's easy to lose yourself in the never-ending "to do" list. But it doesn't have to be that way. There are some easy actions you can take to ease your stress and busy schedule:
To do this well, you'll need to be honest and realistic with yourself. Look at your commitments and daily schedule. Decide which activities, committees, and tasks are non-negotiable, and then take a hard look at everything else. Ask yourself questions such as: do you really have to grade every homework assignment? Or can you spot check occasionally and still have a pulse on where your students are? At home, can you cut out a TV show or two to give yourself extra free time (or simply to have time to sleep?). Decide what's important to you and be sure that these activities are part of your "non-negotiable" list. Even ...
Jan 19, 2015
Teaching 4255 Views
How do you measure a successful school?
There are many factors that contribute to the achievements a child makes during his educational career. These factors range from the quality of the school's technology to the involvement and interest he receives from his parents and teachers. Of course, teaching formats and styles the school adopts, the child's learning environment as well as the accreditation of the school itself, all play a significant role in his overall success. One very often overlooked component in the measure of a school's success is the student-to-teacher ratio.
Exactly what is the student-to-teacher ratio?
The student-to-teacher ratio is a very basic mathematical calculation. It's the total student enrollment divided by the total number of instructors at the school. The result may be expressed as a ratio and will tell you the average number of students each teacher will have per classroom.
How does this ratio affect my child?
A lower student-to-teacher ratio is ...
Apr 26, 2010
Teacher Training 4242 Views
With 20-60 minutes to demonstrate your teaching skills the pressure is on! There are many factors which cannot be controlled but many more that can.