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..
I recently wrote about implementing meaningful classroom procedures for older students. That post only brushed the surface, so I’m elabora..
I thought of meaningful classroom procedures last night. (I’m a teacher and I do such abnormalities).
I saw a pin of this article from ..
Despite having the best lesson plan, teachers sometimes have a lesson plan finished with time on the clock. Hopefully it rarely happens, b..
Spring smells good. It just smells clean. Especially after a long winter, spent indoors, spring promises… summer.
For students, that ..
Teaching a subject you don’t like? I feel you. Here is what I do.
April is National Poetry Month. If I were not an English teacher, I w..