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.
During a recent round of seminars, a couple of participants left me with some new classroom storage ideas for keeping things organized in their classrooms. Olivia Valencic uses a small tackle box to store markers, highlighters, sticky notes, etc. Just put it on the table and everything is right wher [...]