Teachers

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.

Social-Emotional LearningTeachers

We often hear the words, “just think positive”. But what does that mean and what is it meant to accomplish? Is positivity based just on what is said or is there more to it? Teachers can unleash the power of positivity into day-to-day activities, not just in the classroom to improve morale and overall performance, not just of the learners, but in themselves as well.

Social-Emotional Learning

Trauma Informed Schools

Children with histories of trauma face academic, behavioral, and relational challenges. Often, these students have poor academic performance, drop out of school, or end up in alternative education settings. Students have diverse backgrounds, and some are exposed to traumatic factors.

What is a trauma informed school? It is a setting where trauma is understood, recognized, and responded to in ways that empower those who are affected. The goal of trauma informed schools is to put in place supports that help children cope. Read this article to learn more.

Behavior

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.

BehaviorSpecial Education

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.

Behavior

What is Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports? Also known as PBIS, it is a program that schools use to improve student behavior. It integrates classroom management, school-wide discipline strategies, and effective academic instruction to create a positive school environment for students. PBIS is one of the areas covered by professional development in education.

Behavior

In an ideal setting, a classroom should have a teacher facilitating lessons, while the students are carefully listening, learning, and collaborating about a particular subject. But in reality, that scenario may be different from what’s happening in many classrooms.

Usually, teachers have students with difficult behavior problems in their classrooms. These students engage in behaviors that can be disruptive to the whole class. It can set off a chain reaction, affecting not only the teacher but other students as well. Educational consulting and professional development can help educators develop skills on how to address this issue.

Behavior

Classroom management is the process of making sure that lessons run smoothly despite disruptive behavior by students. It is the series of actions that teachers do to create a successful learning environment. For many teachers, it is one of the most challenging aspects of teaching. In fact, some teachers leave the profession because they find it hard to manage classrooms. Professional development aims to help educators by teaching them classroom management strategies.

Professional Development

Professional development (PD) in education or educational consulting refers to a wide variety of advanced professional learning, specialized training, or formal education that intends to help teachers, educators, and administrators improve their skills, knowledge, and effectiveness.

Schools, districts, foundation grants, or private sources can shoulder the cost of professional development training. It can be delivered in person, online, through 1-on-1 interactions, or group situations. This article will discuss the importance of professional development in education.

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