Many teachers use a two-column note taking strategy when giving notes to students. However, a colleague of mine takes this up a level by adding an additional column. That third column is used for test questions. Here’s how it works: The first column is for the big ideas, also known as the main ideas [...]
Goal setting is a planning process for empowering and motivating students to take control of their progress and work toward something in which they are invested.
I started using this problem solving strategy with students to help them see that there were positive and negative consequences to any solution they presented to a problem they were experiencing. Originally, it was used to help students who were dealing with anger towards another adult or student, a [...]
Whether teaching in a classroom or speaking in a business environment, making a connection with your audience to establish rapport is critical to your success in delivering your message. As we know, relationship and rapport can make the difference between your audience tuning you out, or embracing your message.
Given the magnitude of demands placed on classroom teachers today, they can become overwhelmed with the task of trying to meet the needs of a heterogeneously grouped co-taught classroom.