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All About IEPs

When I was a new teacher, I had several kids in my class that had something called an IEP. Trouble was, I had no idea what an IEP was! Now, they are so common that they are usually asked about during teaching interview questions. I’m back, Master’s in Special Education in hand, to help you know more about IEPs than I did my first year.

Inclusion: Helping All Students Belong in Your Classroom!

Inclusion is creating a community in your classroom that includes both students with and without...

How to Be a Culturally Responsive Teacher

In order to help each student, it’s important to get to know them. How they learn and the things...

Tips for New Teachers: Staying Organized

As a teacher, you have to keep track of a lot of different things at once. Every student has their...

How to Individualize Lessons

Teaching can sometimes feel like a frustrating exercise in “teaching to the middle.” By knowing how...

How to Create Fun Teaching Worksheets

How do you create fun teaching worksheets? Do fun and worksheets even belong in the same sentence...

Tips for New Teachers: Classroom Management

For a new teacher, nothing’s more terrifying than an out-of-control classroom. Veteran teachers...

The Best Ways to Use Tablets in the Classroom with Students

There is lots of great technology to use in the classroom–one of which is tablets. If your...

Pros and Cons of Classroom Seating Arrangements

When students walk into your classroom, one of the first things that they want to know is where...

7 Online Tools to Support Teachers in the Classroom

When it comes to helping students, few tools are as effective as a great classroom teacher. But a...

Do’s and Don'ts of Classroom Management

Classroom management. It’s a much-discussed topic in teacher education programs, continuing...

What to Ask Your Cooperating Teacher Before Student Teaching

My university worked to determine my student teaching placement as soon as possible. This allowed...

9 Classroom Vocabulary Games to Use with Your Students

Vocabulary is an important part of every subject; there are always words that students need to...

Preparing for Your First Day of Student Teaching

The first day of student teaching is a big event for teachers in training. For most student...

7 Ideas for Student Assessment in Kindergarten

Educators have discovered that exams aren’t the best form of assessment for every student. This is...

Quiet Games in the Classroom: 5 Games Your Students Will Love

You always want to have fun teaching. But sometimes you need quiet games in the classroom. Maybe...

Top Questioning Techniques in the Classroom

There are lots of reasons for using questioning techniques as one of your teaching strategies in...

The Pros and Cons of Using a Classroom Behavior Chart

When using a classroom behavior chart, the teacher will have students move their name down when...

Top Student Teaching Fears and How to Overcome Them

Even if you’ve spent a lot of time in front of a classroom or practicing skills in college courses,...

My Student Teaching Experience: Lessons Learned

The student teaching experience allows you to put everything that you’ve learned about education...

Top 10 Teaching Strategies to Use in Your Classroom

A teaching strategy is the method you use to convey information to your students. There may be a...

Top 10 Classroom Rules for Elementary School Students

Classroom rules are important to your class community. When students have rules, they know what...

Do Cellphones Belong in the Classroom?

Recently, I watched as a group of elementary school students got off the school bus. To my...

The Teacher's Guide to Answering Questions about College

If you teach high school, and especially upperclassmen, you’ve probably fielded some questions from...

How to Support High School Test Prep in Your School's Curriculum

As busy instructors who must simultaneously juggle our own subject curriculum and adequately...
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