Teaching Tip Tuesdays

Teaching Tip Tuesday – Character Education

March 24, 2009

A huge part of teaching lies outside of the curriculum. Teachers cannot simply teach the basics; math, science, social studies, English, etc. We need to teach the students how to work together cooperatively, how to follow routines and procedures, [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesdays – Long Range Plans

March 10, 2009

My first teaching assignment was at a school that had four classes per each grade. We collaborated on our long range plans, and basically inherited the plan from the year before. When I left that school for a smaller community school, I really [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesday – Supply Plans

March 3, 2009

Welcome to Teaching Tip Tuesdays! It is my goal here to share my best practices so that other teachers can benefit from my experience. I hope that you are finding this ongoing series helpful. If you have any ideas, comments, or questions, I would [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesday – Keep it at School

February 24, 2009

Teaching is a demanding job that can eat up every waking hour of your life. Whenever you are not in the classroom, you are thinking about it. Whenever you see a pile of junk that most people would just throw away, you automatically see how you could [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesday – Day Plans

February 17, 2009

I remember when I first started supply teaching. I would go into the classroom in the morning and try to figure out what work the teacher had left for me. I would often find a weekly agenda page with the date written down on it. Under each block of [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesday – Take a Number

February 10, 2009

Welcome to the first edition of Teaching Tip Tuesday. Today I want to share with you a small tip that I am so glad to have come across in my first year of teaching. I have used it ever year since and will continue to do so. It may seem overly [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesday

February 3, 2009

Writers love alliteration, don’t they? I know that I do. That’s why I can’t think of a better reason than to start this new weekly series. I’ve actually been thinking about this for some time now. I know that my readership doesn’t consist [Keep Reading]

How to Listen

September 5, 2007

Believe it or not, students need to be taught how to listen. Here is a poster I made up, (well actually I borrowed the idea from somewhere) to help focus on what we should do to listen well. Once again, being succinct is key. We listen with out eyes [Keep Reading]
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