Have Your Students Trained You? Written by Bill Reed My guess is if I ask teachers who have taught for more than one year, they can name a student they know who will come to class without any materials… Continue Reading…
January 13, 2022
HAPPY SUMMER BREAK! Most everyone has finished the school year and e-learning as the primary mode of learning is hopefully a thing of the past. There are many different theories going around about how the beginning of the new school year will look, but right now it’s time to relax a little and give yourself a much-deserved break. However, one thing you may not want to lose grip of is behavior management.
January 19, 2022
The school year is up and running, and you’re probably preparing for the first set of assessments for your class. By now, you’ve likely determined which students need extra…extra help on assignments, extra attention from you, extra activities to keep them challenged and, of course, EXTRA help with behavioral issues! And, then there’s the elusive kid who needs EXTRA of all of the above! So the question is, are you proactive or reactive with your classroom management?
March 16, 2022
Many schools across the US are finding it hard to deal with student misbehavior. And usually, students are punished for not knowing how to behave rather than being taught appropriate behavior. The objective of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is teaching positive behavior. You may be asking, “What is PBIS?” This article will answer that question.
March 23, 2022
For teachers, patience is more than a virtue, it is a necessity for the job. Like most people, teachers will have pet peeves and annoyances, probably more so than in most career choices. People that are impatient can be seen as insensitive, arrogant, and hard to approach. They may also appear disinterested and have bad tempers. These are not the types of personalities teachers would want to project when dealing with children, parents, and even colleagues. Calmer, more relaxed people are easier to approach and are more likely to be trusted. Below are a few tips on how teachers can develop patience.
November 4, 2020
Behavior Management Strategies That Teachers Can Use
One of the enormous challenges of being a teacher is dealing with student misbehavior. It affects not only the teacher and the student involved, but the whole class as well. The goal of behavior management is to promote a positive classroom environment conducive to learning for all students. Provided below is a list of behavior management strategies that teachers can use to keep the classroom in order.
November 4, 2020
Alternative education pertains to approaches to teaching and learning aside from traditional public or private schools. Also called non-traditional education or educational alternative, this approach can be applied to students of all ages.