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Jamie Goodwin

Jamie graduated from Brigham Young University- Idaho with a degree in English Education. She spent several years teaching and tutoring students at the elementary, high school, and college level. She currently works as a contract writer and curriculum developer for online education courses. In her free time, she enjoys running and spending time with her boys!

Recent Posts

Top Classroom Assessment Techniques

By Jamie Goodwin on February 08, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, High School, Classroom, Middle School

Rather than asking students to regurgitate facts on a test, it’s important to come up with alternate classroom assessment techniques to determine their level of understanding. Try using some of...

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What to Know About Teaching at an Alternative School

By Jamie Goodwin on February 07, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Career

An alternative school is typically known for helping students that are considered at risk for not graduating from school. They may not have enough credits due to failing grades or time missed....

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Student Teaching Difficulties to Prepare For

By Jamie Goodwin on February 06, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Classroom

Student teaching. The very idea strikes fear into the hearts of many teacher education students. As they prepare for the moment that they take over the classroom or get observed by seasoned...

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8 Ways to Start Your Class Every Day

By Jamie Goodwin on February 04, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Classroom, Middle School, Elementary

From the moment that your students arrive, you can start the day on the right foot. These first few moments can set the tone for the day. Your goal is to maintain a well-managed classroom while...

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Must-Have Teaching Apps

By Jamie Goodwin on February 03, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, High School, Classroom, Middle School, Technology

It seems like there’s an app for just about everything these days. Therefore, you probably aren’t too surprised to find that there are a lot of apps you can use to enhance your teaching, simplify...

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Student Teaching Ideas Your Students Will Love

By Jamie Goodwin on February 01, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Classroom, Middle School, Elementary

One lesson that I quickly learned when working with students is that it’s important to build a relationship with them. Students need to trust you and enjoy coming to class. As the time for your...

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Fun Teaching Games to Try in Your Classroom

By Jamie Goodwin on January 30, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, High School, Classroom, Middle School, Elementary

Incorporating games into your lessons is one of many teaching strategies. And it has many benefits. First, it is a great way to get students up and moving! Giving your students a chance to get out...

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Student Teaching Gifts for the End of Your Experience

By Jamie Goodwin on January 25, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching

We've already taken a look at ideas for student teaching that will help engage your kids and make your experience a great one. As your student teaching experience comes to a close, you may decide...

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Must Have Technology in the Classroom for 2018

Technology advancements have changed the way teachers do a lot of things in the classroom. Not only is technology helpful, but it’s become necessary for a lot of things. As 2017 ends and the new...

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How to Be a Culturally Responsive Teacher

By Jamie Goodwin on January 22, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Classroom

In order to help each student, it’s important to get to know them. How they learn and the things that interest them are greatly impacted by their culture, ethnicity, race, beliefs, and many other...

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