My first years of teaching, I will honestly say that building a classroom community did not make my to-do list.
That isn’t to say my cl..
Did you just search in your browser, “how to make a parent phone call”? I won’t tell anyone.
Sometimes, teachers call home with wonderf..
Learning students’ names will improve your classroom management.
The start of any school year can feel like a scramble, a constant ques..
Today I’m talking about classroom management tips for secondary teachers. Older students demand a different approach in the classroom.
Teaching summer school as an ELA teacher? Answer these questions before you begin.
Welcome to “This or That,” a monthly chat where the ..
Differentiation in the secondary classroom? It is expected, required. Students benefit from it. It improves classroom management.
I begin each of my high school classes with “bell ringers.” These work well for secondary students; they know what to expect and class beg..
As a secondary teacher, I have two first days of school: one in August, the other in January. More hoopla surrounds August; students are p..
November is here, and schools have closed the first quarter in the USA. The calendar break allows teachers to segue with changes in the cl..
Celebrating fall holidays with older students requires a balancing act – like so much of teaching.
As a teacher, you want students to e..