Book Lists

Teaching is not easy. You need a lot of know-how, dedication, and patience to get the results that you want. Sometimes, you may feel that what you have learned in college isn’t enough to bring out the best in your students. Thankfully, there are resources that can help you increase student engagement, reduce negative behaviors, and improve student outcomes. Introducing our list of the 10 best books for teachers 2020.

Teachers

Teachers rarely have time for themselves during the school year. The upcoming school break is a great opportunity to take time for yourself, your family, and other aspects of your life that are often neglected. Having some rest and recreation will allow you to go back to work with a greater sense of purpose. In this article, we will discuss why it is important to take time to relax over school breaks.

Curriculum & Instruction

No learner is the same. All require different pathways. There is no single class where all the students are exactly where the teacher wants them at the outset. To improve educational equality, teachers should be able to modify lessons to meet the needs of each student. Simply put, teachers have to differentiate instruction. The goal is to have students experience varying degrees of the same lesson. In this article, we will enumerate 8 strategies on how to best prepare students to reach grade level standards.

ClassroomProfessional Development

It is a fact that in the teaching profession, it remains important to learn and grow to improve your knowledge and skills. This not only makes you infinitely more employable, it also makes you better at your craft. Looking at skills you can develop to help your students succeed while improving your own teaching strategies is essential. When you look at how teachers should set goals for their continued professional development, there are a number of aspects that can be taken into account.

Professional DevelopmentTeachers

INcompassing Education offers high-quality professional development for teachers in Indiana to help them keep up with the ever-changing needs in education. We provide school-based training and seminars at schools in Indiana (on-site PD). INcompassing Education also provides professional development workshops on various topics, such as PBIS, RTI, Classroom Management, Leadership, Data, Alternative Education, School Turnaround, Mental Health, Trauma-Informed Schools, Elementary Math and many more (off-site PD). Additionally, with our Lounge & Learn sessions (online PD), busy educators can choose topics that will meet their needs wherever they are in the world.

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Online Professional Development for Teachers

Do you want to upgrade your knowledge and skills as an educator? Online professional development for teachers can help you improve practices, increase student engagement, enhance communication skills, and boost self-confidence. Well-trained teachers can positively impact student performance, as achievement largely depends on the quality of instruction.

Professional Development

A Professional Growth Plan (PGP) for teachers outlines goals, activities, timeline, and action plan for achieving career objectives. A PGP is required to renew a professional educator’s license. Aside from classroom responsibilities, educators attend workshops and conferences, participate in school improvement plans, and take additional coursework to stay current on educational trends and reforms. These activities can be included in the Professional Growth Plan. 

Professional Development

Teacher professional development refers to specialized training, education, and advanced professional learning intended to help teachers and other educators improve their knowledge, skills, competence, and effectiveness. It can be delivered in person or online, through one-on-one interactions or in group situations, during the school day or beyond normal school hours. Professional development may be funded by schools, districts, or state programs, and are conducted by highly experienced educational consultants.

Curriculum & Instruction

5 Tips on How to Improve Student Achievement

Improving student achievement is one of the main goals of all teachers. Student achievement measures the academic content a student learns over a period of time. Test scores are commonly used to measure student achievement. However, if you want a more holistic perspective, a student’s character, skills, and ability to solve real-world problems should also be taken into consideration.

Professional Development

Professional development for teachers – why is it important? Education is a never-ending process, not only for students, but for teachers as well. It can’t be stressed enough how vital teachers are in shaping the future of the next generation when it comes to knowledge, philosophies, and values. If you’re a teacher, keep in mind that your students are the next breed of leaders, inventors, doctors, lawyers, engineers, artists, and entrepreneurs.