A classroom environment can convey messages to students that words cannot.
All* teachers want students to learn more than content. For ..
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..