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magine if you were reading a textbook essential for a particular subject. How would you feel if out of every four words, one is completely omitted? No doubt, you would return it to the bookstore and ask for a refund! Yet, such problems are actually plaguing schools nationwide as we speak students are literally missing out words from their teachers in poorly designed classrooms and lecture halls. In such cases, there is no refund - only social costs that continue to plag
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: 1. Prioritize: To do this well, you'll need to be honest and realistic with yourself. Look at your commitments and dai
Building classroom discipline is an exercise all well-meaning and professionally qualified educators love to do. Teaching is surely one of the most challenging and fulfilling careers anyone can get involved with. There is no doubt that educators play a special role in the overall educational advancement of school children. It is therefore necessary to have these educators equipped with the right trainings and the needed skill sets taught in classroom manageme
Some classroom noise is not only inevitable, but desirable. Silence is, of course, important for some kinds of learning and most lessons should have some periods of silence. Learning often does start with silence while students need to listen carefully with no distractions to stop them listening to the teacher, but sooner or later effective learning is going to involve students discussing, exploring, reasoning, experimenting
Most of the motivation in fictional education comes from the assigning of a letter grade or a percentage to a paper. This paper has a value of 95% or an A. That project is worth a 76% or a low C. This mark of valuation is assigned by the teacher, often in an arbitrary way. It is based entirely on made-up values because no one values the work for their personal use.
Classroom management is managing the physical learning environment and managing student behavior. As a new teacher, this may worry you. You are not alone because classroom management is an ongoing concern for both new and veteran teachers. Know that you don't have to know everything about classroom management when you are first starting out.