Behavior

Not everyone can be an excellent educator. It takes a special kind of person to genuinely love a child like they are your own, because that is truly what it takes.

Special Education

Are you wondering how to implement a co-teaching model and make it successful for teachers and students at your school? Co-teaching can be a rewarding experience when planning and communication are in place from the beginning. Here are five practical tips you can use to get started.

Classroom

Students learn better when they are interested. Engaging them in the teaching experience and making the class interesting is a way to keep their interest and improve retention of what is being taught. The important thing to know is how to make class interesting while still ensuring that the lesson is aligned to the standards.

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Teaching children can be a very rewarding job, but when the classes are fairly large, it can be difficult to ensure that all children are receiving information in a way that they’ll be able to learn. This is where the importance of knowing your students comes in. The better you know your students in their capacity as learners, including their interests, weaknesses, and strengths, the easier it will be to help them to be successful in the academic setting.

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.

Teachers

If you want to know how teachers can achieve a work-life balance, there are a number of ways to consider. In this blog, we look at a few things teachers can do to allow for more time with family and doing things that do not directly involve work or work-related functions in order to improve their work-life balance.

Teachers

If you are passionate about teaching and want to pass on as much knowledge and skills to your students, you may want to look at ways of becoming an effective teacher. Knowledge and basic training as a teacher may not be enough to give you a solid foundation in imparting information. In this article, we will share some tips on how to be an effective teacher, so read on.

Social-Emotional Learning

There have been a number of studies over the past decade on the prevalence of depression and anxiety among students. It was found that around 25% of students have a diagnosable mental health condition. Of these students close to half of them do not seek treatment or ask for help. More than 80% struggle to cope on a daily basis and 50% suffer from such intense anxiety or depression that they fail in their studies or achieve much lower results than they would be capable of achieving under normal circumstances.

Teachers

What are the best ways teachers can spend their summer vacation? Educators need their free time as much as students do. Summer break is the perfect occasion to enjoy refreshing activities, reset their minds, and prepare for the next school year. Some prefer to fill their summer by taking some extra courses for personal and professional development or even taking a second job, others choose to travel, catch up with their readings, and simply relax.

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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.