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6 Student Teaching Lesson Plan Tips

By Jamie Goodwin on February 19, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Classroom

Your lesson plan should follow the format outlined by your college or cooperating teacher. In general, most lesson plans should include:

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Steps for Setting Classroom Expectations for Your Students

By Jamie Goodwin on February 15, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, High School, Classroom, Middle School, Elementary

Studies have shown that when you set high expectations for your students, they will work to meet and exceed them. Of course, there are lots of different times for setting classroom expectations...

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25 Elementary Teacher Must Have Teaching Supplies

By Jamie Goodwin on February 12, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Classroom, Elementary

At the beginning of the school year, you need to stock your classroom with the supplies that you’ll need. When you have everything at your disposal, you can simplify your day. So what are the...

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How to Write a Back to School Parent Letter

By Allison White on February 11, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Classroom

Writing a back to school parent letter is an important task. It helps parents know what to expect and tells them the information they need! Let’s talk about what to include in your letter.

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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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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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