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How to Create Fun Teaching Worksheets

By Jamie Goodwin on January 22, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, High School, Classroom, Middle School, Elementary

How do you create fun teaching worksheets? Do fun and worksheets even belong in the same sentence together? Let’s face it. Most students don’t want to sit around doing worksheets. However,...

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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 classroom is lucky enough to have tablets for your students to use, try these 8 ways to use tablets in...

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What Grade Should You Teach? How to Decide

By David Recine on January 03, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, High School, Career, Middle School, Elementary

Different age groups can provide very different teaching experiences. So what grade should you teach? You’ll want to decide early on in your teacher training.

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Do’s and Don'ts of Classroom Management

Classroom management. It’s a much-discussed topic in teacher education programs, continuing education courses, and among teachers and administrators. Teachers don’t want to spend their days...

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9 Classroom Vocabulary Games to Use with Your Students

By Jamie Goodwin on December 27, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, High School, Classroom, Middle School, Elementary

Vocabulary is an important part of every subject; there are always words that students need to learn in order to better understand the concepts being taught. Unfortunately, many students struggle...

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Should I Become an Elementary School Teacher?

By Allison White on December 26, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career, Elementary

Every teacher has their own favorite age. Some teachers love teaching 4th graders, others enjoy the challenge of teaching high school calculus or teaching Kindergartners to read. Only you can know...

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7 Ideas for Student Assessment in Kindergarten

By Jamie Goodwin on December 26, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, Classroom, Elementary

Educators have discovered that exams aren’t the best form of assessment for every student. This is especially true with kindergartners. At this stage, students are on such different levels and...

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

By Jamie Goodwin on December 25, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, Classroom, Middle School, Elementary

You always want to have fun teaching. But sometimes you need quiet games in the classroom. Maybe the weather has pushed recess indoors. Maybe your students need to let loose to help them refocus....

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The Pros and Cons of Using a Classroom Behavior Chart

By Jamie Goodwin on December 22, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, Classroom, Elementary

When using a classroom behavior chart, the teacher will have students move their name down when they fail to follow the rules or don’t behave in class. I’ve seen teachers use a stoplight, golf...

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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 particular strategy that works well with your group of students one year that won’t work with your...

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