Articles for Teachers

A STUDENT TO HIS TEACHER -- DR. MA. LOURDES EUFROCINA MACKAY-PALCUTO
TRY TO BE A HUMAN BEING, NOT JUST A TEACHING MACHINE. DO NOT TEACH ONLY A SUBJECT, BUT RATHER TEACH US, STUDENTS. LET ME FEEL THAT YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ME AS A HUMAN BEING , NOT JUST A NUMBER IN ...

Teacher’s act of bravery goes viral -- Liz Goodwin
A brave teacher in Monterrey, Mexico, who sang with her kindergartners to keep them calm during a drug shoot-out outside her school, has gained worldwide attention since the video of the episode ...

The 3 Rules For Making A Native English Teacher's Principal Adore You - Read This First -- Daniel E Massicotte
There are three things you need to do to make your principal and vice principals adore you at your school. These three things are greeting them, gifting them and talking to them. Let's take a ...

Long Kept Secrets For Getting The Day Off - How To Show Your Co-Workers That You Need The Day Off -- Daniel E Massicotte
Teaching in Korea can be fun, boring, long and straining. It's a great source of joy and the stricter I get over the years, the more fun it gets to pick on students, make them clean my classroom ...

How To Teach In Public School Using The PowerPoint Auction (Part 1) -- Daniel E Massicotte
Of all the PowerPoint games I use with fancy backgrounds and cool sounds my favorite is by far the auction. To create the slides for this game is really easy, so pay attention. All you need is a ...

How To Teach In Public School Using The PowerPoint Auction (Part 2) -- Daniel E Massicotte
Planning with your co-teacher isn't a bad idea since Korean teachers absolutely love taking over in the auction with the hammer and the bell and score keeping... and then forgetting to do it ...

How To Gloss Over Teacher Mistakes Keeping Your Respect And Position of Authority At Your School -- Daniel E Massicotte
Teaching in Korea can be very stressful if you're trying to teach in a perfect way. Most native English teachers are not a certified teacher which means we can make some serious mistakes when it ...

Teaching Students and Being Strict - How To Deal With Bad Students (Part I) -- Daniel E Massicotte
You're probably wondering what Brats are... Well, brats are bad boys, usually boys, although sometimes there are bad girls. In my 4th or 5th month teaching in Korea, word got around that I was ...

How To Teach Students To Behave In Your Classes -- Daniel Massicotte
Teaching students can be somewhat daunting when you don't know what you're doing. The problem with not knowing what you're all about at first is that students see right through it. If ...

Motivating Students To Learn: 5 Tips To Enhance Their Passion For Learning -- Michael Lee
Why is motivating students to learn so important? Well, young children always seem to be very curious, always eager to learn and experience new things. But as they grow older and start school, this ...

Training Students to Become Champions -- Dr Bruce Johnson
As an instructor you want your students to do well. One way to consider student development is to think of them in training to become champions. Whether it is their very first class in the degree ...

25 Manners Every Kid Should Know By Age 9 -- Parents.com
Manner #1 When asking for something, say "Please." Manner #2 When receiving something, say "Thank you." Related: Kid-Made Thank You Notes Manner #3 Do not interrupt grown-ups who are speaking with ...

Teaching: 3 Common Mistakes New Teachers Make -- Barbara A Toney
You made it! You graduated with your teaching degree and now it's time to face your first group of students. It's natural to want to be that cool teacher who you loved so much in school. You ...

Teachers: How to Make Your Class More Fun -- Barbara A Toney
"This class is boring! We do the same thing every day. Why can't we ever do anything fun?" You try hard to present quality lessons and it does sting a bit when they respond with yawns and ...

Student Teachers: Get a Good Handle on Classroom Management Right From the Beginning -- Barbara A Toney
I really don't remember a whole lot about my student teaching experience. I do remember coming home several times and crying on the couch. But I did survive it and went on to teach school for 32 ...

Teaching: What to Say to Upset, Angry or Hostile Parents -- Barbara A Toney
At some point all teachers run into a parent who is loaded for bear. The parent might be upset about a remark you made in class, or angry that his child didn't get extra time on his test. If ...

The Teenage Brain: Brain Myths That Can Impact Student Achievement -- Barbara A Toney
There are several misconceptions that we all have about the human brain. Some of these can have a real impact on your teaching in the classroom. They can also have a negative impact on student ...

Student Teachers: Tips to Make Your Student Teaching Experience Great -- Barbara A Toney
Student teaching is a unique opportunity to practice your craft with support from a cooperating teacher. Some people quit during or after student teaching. They realize the classroom is not for them. ...

Public Speaking: Don't Underestimate the Power of an Effective Handout -- Barbara A Toney
Handouts are a useful tool to use in presentations. A handout gives the audience something tangible to take with them. if the boss says, " What did you learn at that presentation you went to ...

Teaching: Students Need to Learn How to Stand Up in Front of Their Peers and Give a Speech -- Barbara A Toney
When I first began teaching one of the district requirements to graduate from high school was delivering what was known as a "Senior Speech." At first I thought this meant speaking in front of the ...

How to Play Games in the Classroom -- Christina Whitaker
Classroom games are a good way to break up the school day and maintain student alertness. Games can be academic or social in nature, as well as performed indoors or outside. Games may also require ...

Teaching Vocabulary through newspapers -- Clement
LEARNING ENGLISH VOCABULARY THROUGH NEWSPAPERS It seems impossible to exaggerate the power of words; they literally have changed and will continue to change the course of world history. Perhaps the ...

How Phonics Books Can Help Your Child Learn To Read And Write -- Mark Andrew Woodcock
Having children is one of the biggest joys in life but, with having children comes a great deal of responsibility. Helping them to develop as responsible and well adjusted people is always the aim of ...

Unwrap The Basic Guidelines on Creative Art Lessons -- Clara M. Berta
Are you having difficulty making art lessons? Do you feel that you have carried out all the art projects from your list? Are you reluctant in doing an old art project with your new pupils? Do you ...

Use Your Creativity to Avoid Tardiness and Lateness -- Stacy Wright
Being tardy or late sometimes I guess is a human nature. But as it becomes a habit then you cannot consider it human nature anymore. Tardiness can never do good to us and it may lead to things we are ...

Effective Teaching Strategy -- Stacy Wright
Teaching is a method of instruction. It allows everyone of us to learn new things in life. Learning is significant because it molds every person around the globe to become better on the things they ...

Teaching ESL to Children -- George and Daisy Stocker
Teaching ESL to children is challenging but also very rewarding. Before I walk into a class of 10-year olds, I take a deep breath. Children have no attention span AT ALL, and so I tell myself to slow ...

7 Things Great Teachers Do -- James Vollbracht
What do great teachers do? With the drop out rate across this country at 50%, and with most students dropping out in the 9th grade, in a survey of what great teachers do to keep students involved, ...

How TEFL Teachers Can Improve ESL Students Conversation Skills -- Ed Earl
It is important for ESL students to gain the confidence to use the language they have learnt when talking to native speakers. This article offers ways in which ESL teachers can help their ESL ...

How To Keep Your TEFL Students Interested When Learning ESL -- Ed Earl
It can sometimes be difficult, especially with younger students, to keep students attention engaged. This article suggests some ways you can stimulate their interest. There follows 5 tips for making ...

ESL Teaching - Tips For Establishing Student Routines in the Classroom -- Ed Earl
The students will benefit greatly from knowing what is expected of them and what they need to do by having routines to follow. Routines will help them to be confident and secure in the classroom. ...

ESL Teaching - Tips For Rewarding Students -- Ed Earl
Rewards positively reinforce student's good work and behaviour in the classroom. This article offers teachers some tips on this matter. When you start with a new class of students it is perhaps ...

5 Ways to Make Learning Math Fun -- Cris Styles
Let’s face it; very few children look forward to learning math under any circumstance. Whilst math worksheets like division worksheets and fraction worksheets provide effecting, learning math can ...

Written by an ESL Teacher: New Evidence for Evolution of Flowers -- Robin Tim Day, B.Sc. M.Sc. B.Ed., ESL + biology-botany-ecology-ecofarming teacher and forest youth-hostel owner
New Evidence for the Evolution of Flowers. Palms teach us about Canadian Ferns, Grasses, Lilies, and the Grand Evolution of Seeds, Cones and Flowers. (1st Draft) copyright Robin Tim Day, 7 Feb. 2011, ...

Education Will Make You Successful -- Sally Tolentino
In our society today, people believe in furthering their education in order to become successful. At the same time, everyday more and more young people drop out of school because they feel ...

Philosophy of Teaching -- Rick Harrington
I have been an educator for over 25 years and I truly enjoy working with adolescents-both in the classroom and in the athletic arena as a coach, knowing that sports can be an integral extension of ...

7 Things Great Teachers Do -- James Vollbracht
What do great teachers do? It's not rocket science. With the drop out rate across this country at 50%, with most students dropping out in the 9th grade, in a survey of what great teachers do to ...

Tax avoidance and a common phrase -- CL
In the first week of 2011, one newspaper had this headline “Howard K. Stern Gets Off Scot-Free in Anna Nicole Smith Case.“ The phrase that interested me was scot-free. How often in conversation ...

Home School Vs Traditional School - 3 Things to Consider When Deciding Which Is Best -- Joy C. Harrison
There is a debate between parents who choose to educate their children at home instead of installing them into a traditional school. Parents who home school their children feel that is the proper way ...

Teachers Deserve Respect! -- Julie Labes
When I was a kid I was really scared of all my teachers. I would never in a million years have disrespected them or talked back. I would never have cursed at them, shouted at them, laughed at them ...

Top 5 Revision Tips -- Justin Craig
Every student knows that revision can be stressful, so here are 5 revision tips that can help alleviate some of the hassle and make your pre-exam study effective. Don't leave it until the last ...

Parents - What To Do If Your Pre-Schooler Says "This Is Too Hard" -- Shirley Slick
Pre-school children are very busy with both growing and learning. During these extremely important years, our children are learning to walk and talk. They are learning language skills, math skills, ...

Teach Behavior Expectations To Your Children -- Shirley Slick
We have all had the experience of being at a movie, at the doctor's office, at a concert, at a restaurant, or even in church, and having small children running around laughing or screaming. We ...

Does Using a Calculator Make My Child's Skills Weak? -- Shirley Slick
This is a very legitimate question. The same question has been asked since inexpensive calculators first became available for the general public in the 1970s. For many years, teachers, parents, ...

Behavior Expectations - Use "Looks Like/Sounds Like" Technique -- Shirley Slick
"Looks like/Sounds like" was originally a strategy from cooperative learning. Its purpose was to teach group skills to students before they were placed into pods and expected to not only behave, but ...

5 Ways to Bounce Back After a Bad Day -- Mike Reading
It seems to me the more I travel and speak to teachers the more I realise there are two issues emerging that both stem from the same problem. On one hand we have teachers who start out passionate but ...

L1 in English classroom -- Khalid Al-Seghayer, Ph.D.
The Problem of Using the Mother Tongue as a Medium of Instruction when Teaching English as a Foreign language Khalid Al-Seghayer, Ph.D. [email protected]">[email protected] Introduction ...

How a Teacher Should Manage Their Students -- Allie Watkins
School is place to learn and enjoy for the students. With the every new school year there are some changes like the course material is changed, the teachers are changes and may be the grades of the ...

More on Teaching Overseas Without a Degree -- Dr. Robert W. F. Taylor
My first article on How to Teach ESL Overseas Without a Degree was immensely popular - so, I thought I should do a follow-up. Of course schools would prefer that you have a degree and it is in your ...

Teaching English Abroad - Be Physically and Mentally Prepared -- Erika Ayala
Getting started on your career is something that is not so easy to do. While there are people who are fortunate enough to find a place where they could grow professionally immediately, there is the ...

How to Teach English As a Foreign Language -- Erika Ayala
Teaching English as a foreign language has been a very lucrative career these past few years. It opened doors of opportunities to a lot of people who previously thought that a teaching career could ...

How to Teach English to Beginners -- Erika Ayala
Teaching English is a challenging enough thing to do to adult learners. But learning how to teach English to beginners could be a tad more challenging especially if you're teaching abroad. There ...

So You Think You Can Teach English? -- Ayeshah Syed
Teaching English, like writing, is one of those occupations that people consider a fall-back option. In countries where English is not a native language, there is great demand for good English ...

Creative Play -- cara
Creative play is one of the most important components of learning in an early childhood classroom. In my first grade classroom with many ESL learners, I made sure that the students had the ...

The Truth Behind an Average College Student -- Pavel Gurnik
Attending College is an adventurous and exciting experience that shouldn't be diminished or desolated by any factor. Unfortunately college is not as fun as it sounds. College is a place where ...

Books for teenagers -- ws
Aw, you sound like me when I was thirteen. Have you read the Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold, yet? Very good book. You should read some Neil Gaiman books, too. Neverwhere is my favorite by him. Have you ...

4 Tips to Secure a Teaching Job Abroad -- Candace Davies
For many, traveling and working abroad is a dream that will never be fulfilled. However, if you have a real passion for travel and are up for a challenge, you can turn this dream into a reality. ...

Student New Year's Resolutions -- Naomi Rockler-Gladen
New Year's Resolutions: how often do you make them? How often do you break them? Most New Year's Resolutions don't last long because they are too difficult and unrealistic. People vow to ...

Teacher New Year's Resolutions -- Naomi Rockler-Gladen
Calling all teachers: college professors, high school and middle school teachers, elementary school teachers, preschool teachers, teaching assistants, and everyone else. Need some New Year's ...

Choosing A Preschool Curriculum -- Eke Mona
There are several major preschool curricula on offer. With a growth in demand for high quality education, even at a young age, preschool programs are evolving to offer comprehensive teaching ...

How to Control a Classroom -- Anil Nigam
With increasingly availability of the Higher Technical Educational facilities at nominal fees and without much of competition, specially Engineering, it is observed that the parents are getting their ...

How to Conduct an Effective Tutorial Class -- Anil Nigam
In order to be an effective teacher the most important thing to remember is that teachers one of the most important goal is to HELP STUDENTS LEARN TO HELP THEMSELVES. The three of the many ways to ...

Resignation From Teaching - Getting the Most of Your Last Days in School -- Jurinsthea Smith
Resignation from teaching is indeed a hard thing to do. But nonetheless, any teacher must make every second count especially that they are nearing their day of resigning. This might be just be only ...

Valid Reasons to Quit Teaching -- Jurinsthea Smith
At the back of your mind as a teacher, I bet you have piled up countless reasons to quit teaching. But usually, upon assessment, these reasons are so minor that they can be easily resolved. ...

Effective Classroom Management Tips For New Teachers -- Jurinsthea Smith
Classroom management is a skill that every teacher must practice and master. However, with different attitudes of students every year, such classroom rules must be changed to cater to a whole new ...

Teacher Training -- Pippa Young
Quality teacher development is almost definitely one of the most vital things for an institution. Educators not only need to stand out at their selected subject matter but they are increasingly ...

Managing Classroom Behaviour -- Pippa Young
The primary reason for implementing teacher training is so that teachers are well equipped and knowledgeable when they first start a job in a school or any other education centre. However teachers ...

Behaviour Management and Its Benefits -- Pippa Young
Our children are very important to us, so it's obvious that we want to ensure that their educational years are the best they can get. The educational system can be a complex and difficult one to ...

Classroom Management -- Pippa Young
Classroom control or management is an expression used by teachers to explain the behaviour plan schools and teachers generally have installed, to allow classes to run without difficulty and which ...

Teaching in Schools and Learning Institutions -- Pippa Young
Many schools and learning institutions up and down the country are increasingly finding themselves struggling to cope with the behaviour and attitudes of students to work and to authority. Many feel ...

Classroom Management Methods -- Pippa Young
Classroom management is a terminology used by teachers and educational centres to express the behaviour plan colleges and teachers at times have in place to allow classes to run efficiently and which ...

Behaviour Management -- Pippa Young
It can often be tough to come up with a good behaviour management plan for your own children, let alone a whole school or learning institution. Many schools face this problem as they struggle to cope ...

Elementary Students Use iPod Touch To Learn -- Alli Lawrence
A handheld device once considered a form of entertainment has made its way into a South Dakota elementary school; students at Lowell Math Science and Technology school have each been assigned their ...

New Instruction for Online Instructors -- Alli Lawrence
A recent report of higher education programs released by the Sloan Consortium concluded that 75 percent of U.S. colleges and universities have observed a higher demand for online courses in the past ...

Low-Performing Schools Make Little or No Progress -- Alli Lawrence
A new study suggests that recent reform efforts of low-performing K-8 public schools have not been effective. The findings, released by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and Basis Policy Research, ...

Study Finds That Technology Helps Engage Students in the Classroom -- Alli Lawrence
A one-year study evaluating the increased use of education technology among middle school students found that technology helped to engage students in the classroom and encouraged them to work ...

Are Teachers Responsible for Student Performance? -- Alli Lawrence
According to a poll recently conducted by the Associated Press-Stanford University, the majority of Americans think that students are responsible for their own poor academic performance. But teachers ...

Tips for Acquiring Strong Recommendations (students) -- Charles Bloom
There is a right way and a wrong way to request college application recommendations - these tips should lead you through all you need to know to go about it the "right" way: • Do not put off ...

Relax, and Trust Yourself on Test Day -- Charles Bloom
Even for the most brilliant students, test time can be overwhelming - a time of enormous stress and anxiousness and a poignant fear of failure, all of which you can't wait to have behind you. ...

Different Learning Styles -- Emer Lavin
People learn in different ways. Some people like practical exercises and are prepared to make mistakes whereas others like to digest the information / read the instructions first and then act. I am ...

Where Are The Best TEFL Jobs? -- James Baker
I get asked this question a lot. The answer always depends on what you want out of your job. Every country has different opportunities and lifestyle. If you don't mind cold weather try Japan or ...

Entertaining Elementary Kids -- Geoffrey Wagner
If you want a challenge, offer to host a party or a simple afternoon of play for a group of elementary kids. It may seem simple enough, especially if you have your own, but this is something that is ...

First Year Teachers- First Day of School - Video -- KVIE
Join a new teacher teaching on his first day of school

Focus On Communication -- js
Interaction requires communication, the transfer of a meaningful idea from one person to another. Good teachers go beyond the building blocks of English such as vocabulary lists or grammar drills to ...

Teaching Adults -- js
Adults bring life experiences and a level of maturity into the classroom that children and adolescents do not. Their expectations and motivations reflect this. Here are several keys to keep in mind ...

Staying Motivated As a Teacher -- Chris Cornell
Being a teacher requires a lot of patience. While there are many good times, you will also face some setbacks every now and then. One of the major setbacks that will affect your patience is the ...

Classroom Management -- Pippa Young
Classroom control or management is an expression used by teachers to explain the behaviour plan schools and teachers generally have installed, to allow classes to run without difficulty and which ...

Teacher's Tips To Good First Impressions -- Chris Cornell
Whether it is the first day of teaching in one's career or the changing of the school year, every teacher is bound to feel a certain level of excitement and anxiety at facing the horde. Although ...

Teaching Is Not A One-Way Street -- Chris Cornell
As the majority of teaching professionals start their career with the public education system, one is literally thrown into the lion's lair. Not speaking ill of the system, it is often known to ...

Dethrone Stress Via Teaching -- Chris Cornell
As the going gets tough, the tough gets going. Dedicated instructors occasionally have to assume the role of teacher cum parent as their charges are left with no inkling as to how to conduct ...

Critical Thinking Activities -- Cara
Critical thinking activities can provide differentiated instruction for your learning community, I use critical thinking activities for centers, independent learning projects, and time-fillers. They ...

Know Your Students -- kr
Learn how to pronounce students' names (or ask for easier nicknames) and then remember and use them. Build trust with your students by building relationships and being approachable. Make sure ...

Account for Different Learning Styles -- kr
Some people are hands-on learners, some like to watch, some like to have detailed explanations. Some people learn better visually, others audibly. Some like to work in groups, some work better ...

Build Confidence in Your Students -- kr
Learners must believe in their own ability to complete a task. Without self-confidence, they are unlikely to take risks, and risk-taking is necessary in language learning. Learners need to feel that ...

Encourage Learners to Think in English -- kr
Too often ESL learners will get stuck in a habit of thinking in their native language and then mentally translating what they want to say or write into English. This is time consuming and frequently ...

Don't Assume All Errors are Bad -- kr
Native language interference contributes to a gradual process of learning in which language is refined over time to become more like natural English. For example, a learner may progress through ...

Remember that Native Language Affects English Learning -- kr
A learner's native language will provide a basis for figuring out how English works. Sometimes the native language can affect English production. To illustrate, the Japanese language does not use ...

Provide a Useful Context -- kr
Learners will remember material better and take more interest in it if it has relevant contextual meaning. Arbitrary rote learning (word lists or grammar drills) may be useful in solidifying language ...

Motivate With Rewards -- kr
Learners will truly want to learn when they perceive a personal reward. To boost internal motivation, remind them of the benefits that English can provide, such as English-speaking friends, better ...

Make Yourself Understandable -- kr
Simplify your vocabulary, grammar, and speaking speed to the degree necessary to be understood, and keep any instructions simple and logical. New ESL teachers frequently slow down the pace of their ...

Make Lessons Interesting -- kr
Bored students won't remember much of the lesson. Don't talk for long blocks of time. Instead, keep students involved and interacting with you and each other in English. Some may come from ...

Tips to Purchase an Overhead Projector for a Classroom -- Gregory W Ortiz
Besides for presentation, overhead projector is also an important addition for any classroom because it will support the process of studying learning so it is crucial for you to consider this unit. ...

The slavery of teaching English -- jon
The job is tedious, the salary appalling and the prospects nil. Sebastian Cresswell-Turner laments that 'no one with a scrap of ambition' would choose to teach English as a foreign language. ...

Memory and Learning -- Lisa Neal
Memory and Learning We all know that we have two different types of memory; the short and the long term memory. Our short term memory will hold only a small amount of information for a short period ...

5 Top Ways to Make Kids Love Coming to Your Class, Even If They Hate Your Subject -- Barbara A Toney
As tough on the ego as it may be, it quickly becomes apparent that not all students think your subject is as fascinating as you do! But think back to your own school career. Were there certain ...

How to Keep Your Teaching Job in a Tough Economy -- Barbara A Toney
Once you land a teaching job you have to be able to hang on to it! In this unsettled economy that's more important than ever. Just like any other place of employment, education has a lot of ...

5 Essentials You Must Have for Effective Classroom Management -- Barbara A Toney
Your lesson plan is ready to go. But before you present it you must have the 5 following essentials in your classroom. They don't appear by magic. You must ensure that these elements are part of ...

How to Survive As a Teacher Long Enough to Make It a Career! -- Barbara A Toney
Half of the teachers entering education will quit or be fired within 5 years. How do you survive long enough to become a career teacher? As a retired teacher with over 31 years of classroom ...

My Philosophy of Education -- Aaron Haun
To fully grasp the concept of philosophy, one must be familiar with its beginnings. Socrates, the man believed to be the greatest of the Ancient Thinkers, describes philosophy as "Knowledge of Self", ...

First Grade Templates - The Top Three Necessary for Teaching Success -- Deanna M Schweitzer
emplates are a must have for any first grade teacher. Having various templates easily available to help with the day-to-day functions in your classroom serves multiple purposes. When implemented, ...

Training to Be a Teacher? How to Stay Committed! -- C. J. Harrison
Being a teacher is a rewarding profession. You actually help to shape the lives of the youth of today. Training to be a teacher can be a daunting task. You not only have to be well versed in your ...

Typical Day in the Life of a Teacher -- C. J. Harrison
Teaching is often called a noble profession. It is indeed a profession that is greatly needed and lacking in today's environment. If you are considering going into teaching as an occupation, you ...

Ideas for Classroom Decoration for Teachers -- Blaine F Johnston
Regardless to the teaching and learning process, classroom decoration holds an important part. However, this issue is often afterthought since the teacher only focuses on the learning process. As a ...

Tips to Make a Classroom Memory Book -- Blaine F Johnston
A Classroom memory book will be a great idea for the students when they are graduated. This book can bring them back to the years when they were in school. Creating memory book with them will be fun. ...

Parent Teacher Conferences -- Cara
Parent teacher conferences provide families the chance to meet with their child's teacher or teachers and discuss their student's progress, goals and social and academic growth. It is a ...

Tips for Writing a Primary School Lesson Plan -- Martin Njogu
A primary school lesson plan is used to help teachers plan their objectives, which they list in a useful document. Different formats can be used to develop a primary school plan, depending on what is ...

Teacher Professional Development for Teaching Reading Strategies -- Vince Welsh
One of the most important things that children learn in school is how to read. Teaching reading strategies to young students can help prepare them for the rest of their academic career, and depending ...

An Emergency Teacher's Morning -- Eve Zhu
1. Prepare some nourishing and non-spillable food and drink for the day. Do not include nuts of any kind. The percentage of children allergic to nuts, is very high and not worth the risk. Even having ...

Top 2 Teaching Jobs -- Eve Zhu
1. Teach English As A Foreign Language Teaching English to overseas students may be one of the most enjoyable jobs you'll ever have. Imagine earning good money, whilst traveling the world and ...

Teachers - What to Do When a Parent Complains -- Joy C. Harrison
As a teacher, you want to do what is best for your student's education. As a parent of a student, you want to make sure their learning process is the best it can be. Sometimes these two worlds ...

How to increase your chances of an interview - By the manager of a large language school in China. -- Kyriacos Zannetou
As a manager of a large language school in China, I spend a good portion of my time recruiting new ESL teachers and communications trainers. I am now accustomed to the fact that as many of 90% of ...

How to Create an Effective ESL Training Program -- Joan Pougiales, Ph.D.
If your company hires many immigrant and refugee employees, you have probably tried offering English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to them in order to improve communication and coherence in your ...

How to Teach -- Ganeshan Ramachandran
The silent teacher. Not all are born to be teachers. And you need not look for good teachers only in schools or universities. You find them everywhere: at home, in your neighbourhood, at your ...

Tips For a New Teacher - Taking Kids Out of School -- Cindy Chung
I'm too terrified to take children out of school - the responsibility is too great! Description Learning beyond the school is immensely valuable. Children behave differently in new environments, ...

How to Become a Great Teacher Overnight! -- Noeleen Hart
Many still believe the old adage that "Great teachers are born, not made" to be true. To an extent this philosophy makes sense; generally the world's best teachers belong to two broad categories: ...

Tips For Teaching Classroom Safety to Kids -- Noeleen Hart
Teachers are tasked with having an "in loco parentis" status for the duration of the school day. This means that they are responsible for the safety and general welfare of their students. Should a ...

Teaching Speaking to Non-Speakers -- Azari Masili
One of the difficulties in teaching English as a second language is teaching speaking. Speaking is one of the major skills beside reading, writing and listening. Most second language or ESL learners ...

How To Become A Freelance English Teacher -- Magnus Leven and Mark C. H. Lee
For years now English teachers have been in demand in almost every country in the world where English is not the native language. The good part is jobs have always come easy for native English ...

Chaos In The Classroom -- Frankie Muhammad
Education is the key to success, and it can play a vital role in producing children that will be an asset to their society. We have an obligation to provide our children with an education that would ...

Learning Styles -- Lisa Neal
Most children will have what is known as a 'fast lane' for learning. This simply means a sense that they like to use most when encountering and making sense of new information and ...

Phonics - How to Teach Phonics -- Julie Ashton-Townsend
Phonics--All Around Us With the recent decline of education that has been reported the past few years, many parents are concerned how to make sure their child does not fall behind and become an ...

Teaching Tips - Learn From Your Students -- Jennifer Dobson
Once a graduate with an education degree becomes a certified teacher, the learning doesn't end there. Continuing Education Units (CEU) are required each year someone wants to maintain teaching ...

Journal Writing Makes a Great Classroom Activity -- Jennifer Dobson
Big sisters used to scream "Mom" when little brothers were caught breaking into their secret diary to read what their sister wrote about the cute boy on the bus. Today, while few of us have ...

4 Simple Ways to Reduce Stress and Anxiety -- Jennifer Dobson
Adults often look back on their childhoods as a stress-free time of fun and play. But we often forget the stress we felt as kids. Children can, and do, feel anxious and worried. When they reach ...

Back-To-School Teaching Tips to Avoid Getting Burned Out -- Jennifer Dobson
Teaching presents a unique challenge to educators who don't want to become a victim of burnout. Like any vocation that involves interacting with people on a daily basis, it can be extremely ...

Surprisingly Simple Strategies to Avoid Teacher Burnout This Year -- Jennifer Dobson
Merriam-Webster defines "burn out" as "exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration." Just how many of us have experienced those ...

7 Secrets to Keeping Parents Involved in the Classroom -- Jennifer Dobson
A parent who volunteers regularly in the classroom can be a lifesaver for a busy teacher. Unfortunately, finding those parents who are willing to volunteer isn't always so easy. And sometimes it ...

Effective Ways to Get Volunteers For Your Classroom -- Jennifer Dobson
Teachers often find they have more jobs to do than people to do them. It's common for a good number of people to volunteer at the beginning of the school year, but when projects begin, only a ...

How to Manage Stress As a Teacher -- Noeleen Hart
Teaching is a highly stressful job and is not, contrary to popular belief, an easy "half-day job with lots of paid vacation time." Teachers on average, spend seven hours a day providing tuition and ...

Good Questions to Ask a Teacher During an Interview -- Noeleen Hart
Interview etiquette requires that the interview begins with a few non-threatening questions designed to put the interviewee at ease. The information gleaned during the answers given to a "tell us ...

Quit Teaching, Now What? Things You Can Do After -- Jurinsthea Smith
Oftentimes, teachers are bombarded with a question "quit teaching, now what?" after the profession. Mostly, they can't actually answer that since they haven't thought about it as of the ...

Why Quitting Teaching Is Not An Option -- Jurinsthea Smith
It is no wonder that the teaching profession is one tedious job. Being a mentor you tend to conduct classroom discussions, prepare your lessons for the following day, correct papers, discipline ...

Literacy Lesson - Before Reading Strategies -- Shawn P Green
For a literacy lesson to be effective, it must embrace the idea of engaging the learner before, during, and after reading. Unfortunately, teachers and parents often give little thought to ...

What You Need to Know About Voiced and Voiceless Sounds -- Susan Ryan
When you are teaching American English it is important to recognize the difference between voiced sounds and voiceless sounds. A voiced sound is a sound that causes your vocal chords to vibrate. A ...

Backwards Design -- Michael
Several excellent publications exist on the approach of using the backwards design model for lesson planning. Teachers in school across the United States are being taught this through education ...

Students' Involvement in Classrooms - 6 Factors -- Boya Fernando
Students should be actively involved in the classroom since the students' involvement is the core of the learning process. Teachers are in a far better position if they know what factors related ...

Five Challenges of a Teacher Student Relationship -- Leslie Musoko
Teachers and students should have things easily worked out because the basic principle lies in the fact that as one gives the other should receive and vice versa. However there is a challenge with ...

can teachers report a student for her/his own safety even if what was said was a secret -- xc
Teachers have a legal responsibility to report anything about a child that they deem to be harmful to the student.

can one disruptive student destroy a class -- xc
One disruptive child can make it impossible to teach an entire class. I've had it happen many times, the only thing you can do is isolate the child, find out the reason for the behavior, and try ...

causes for students being violent and irresponsible -- xc
First of all, there could be many reasons. However, any behavior is either learned or has underlining reason for that action to take place. The individual could be doing to get attention, get famous ...

student who gets violent -- xc
Everywhere I go there are signs saying something like "violent and or abusive behaviour will not be tolerated," or "we reserve the right to refuse service to violent or aggressive people". Regardless ...

student is being insubordinate and almost violent -- xc
I just had one of those today. If it's in my own classroom, I keep calm and call security. Unfortunately, security never comes, but it gives the child time to calm themselves down. Today it ...

violent student intimidating class and teacher -- xc
Dont be afraid of this piece of shi*,many guys like that act that way and wanna know what keeps them going?people's fear,most people are nice and friendly right?only a few are violent,dont let ...

violent student -- xc
If he does not abide and becomes violent then walk out. Go the principals office, sit down and let them go to the class and sort it out. If you do this enough time - most likely the other students ...

What teachers should do when faced with a violent student -- xc
Call security or some sort of law enforcement. Teachers shouldn't have to put up with violent students.

3 reasons why a violent student should be expelled from school -- xc
1:it hurts other people 2:it causes other people to be violent 3:it gives the school a bad name

Etiquette classes for rude students would have a positive impact on students -- advice
Think it a great idea. One of my grand daughter's high school teachers has been working on this in her class, and the counselors have carried it over to detention. They must say, please. thank ...

classroom overcrowding -- advice
Overcrowded classrooms may or may not be a problem depending on the school and area in which the school is located. If it is a public school, elementary to High school, there are many immature ...

How to sit at a computer -- tips
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Homework comment -- student
Sometimes teachers over load us with homework and sometimes kids end up not doing it & then the teacher yells at them. But if you make sure that every night you do all the homework assigned to you ...

Classroom Management Tricks For New Teachers -- Bennett Tyson
Classroom management is a skill that every mentor must exercise and also master. Nevertheless, with some other behaviour of students annually, such class guidelines have to be improved in order to ...

How to deal with Disruptive Students Successfully -- Bennett Tyson
Disruptive students will always be seen in each class. Irrespective of situation or perhaps just how great you are as a teacher, in one way or another they will can be found and definately will ...

Simple Yet Best Part Time Jobs for Retired Teachers -- Bennett Tyson
Oftentimes, it has been said if you don't like your job like lecturing, then quit teaching. Some may see it is the right solution especially if you are no longer happy with your work. But ...

Things To ensure of Before Quitting Teaching -- Bennett Tyson
Quitting teaching is a thought which discouraged instructors ring to their mind over and over again. For the nth period they would like to do such a point however somewhere later on, some thing is ...

Best Jobs For Retired Teachers -- Bennett Tyson
Jobs for retired teachers tend to be something which we should foresee even as soon as now. All of us definitely can not be training permanently in a university. If our time as well as physique ...

Should I Quit Teaching? Three Facts To Consider -- Bennett Tyson
The concern "should I quit teaching" is something a lot of instructors think about at certain facts within their employment time. I guess you as a teacher yourself have considered of the possibility ...

Avoiding Teacher Burnout: Zero Sweat Remedies Whenever Anywhere -- Bennett Tyson
Avoiding teacher burnout is maybe one point of which any kind of mentors and teachers always look for. In fact, university career particularly instructing is much like a pressure cooker. Everyday ...

Options in order to Avoid Teacher Burnout -- Bennett Tyson
Pertaining to established along with fresh teachers, tips for preventing teacher burnout is probably the top thought that they always desire to remedy. But with pressure, stress and also schedule ...

Resigning From A Teaching Job: Exactly How To Get It Done Without Headaches -- Bennett Tyson
Resigning from a teaching job isn't easy. Nevertheless, it can be easy and worry free on your end especially if you know the proper approaches. And if you happen to end up being one in the near ...

School Teacher Fired: Exactly What To Try And Do Now -- Bennett Tyson
Possibly heard about quite a few school teacher fired? Are you frightened it may at the same time happen to you too? Having second thoughts on the current condition of your occupation? It is not only ...

How To Resign From Teaching The Professional Way -- Bennett Tyson
There are several approaches to pursue how to resign from teaching. Based on the institution that you are in, they've got various processes and also methodologies. The full process may vary; but ...

Dismissing A Teacher: Guideline For School Directors -- Bennett Tyson
Being a school administrator is a critical job especially if you have the right in dismissing a teacher. Nonetheless, in the event you see the arguments and also issues pretty serious then maybe ...

Dismissal Of A Tenured Teacher: What Are Your Privileges -- Bennett Tyson
Dismissal of a tenured teacher these days is so probable. Several schools and educational institutions will always be in the seek out for instructors who would commit a certain failing as well as ...

Exactly how Business Could be a New Career For Teacher -- Bennett Tyson
Determining on a new job for instructor is actually appropriate today. It's common understanding that advisors are underpaid nowadays. So to compensate for their financial aspect, several may ...

Types of Disruptive Students In Class -- Bennett Tyson
Educators, regardless of the time they invested in educating nevertheless faced a serious problem in identifying disruptive students in class. Some instructors oftentimes mistook small chats to be ...

New Careers For Teachers On The Internet -- Bennett Tyson
It is common that teachers today find ways to shift into new careers for teachers. With several aspects that may contribute to this type of selection, we certainly cannot blame them for this. Being a ...

Teachers Unemployment In The Summer? Suitable Summer Jobs -- Bennett Tyson
It is a fact to see and also hear several teachers complain on teachers unemployment in the summer. Since the school holds no regular instructional classes, there would be no students inside and ...

Tips On Finding a Job For Teacher Unemployed -- Bennett Tyson
By simply not having a job like the case of teacher unemployed could be a great concern for all the teachers out there. One reason is they may have no monetary resource in the first place that ...

Teachers Dismissed: Various Ways In Coping -- Bennett Tyson
In each portion of our working life there will come a period when we likewise encountered being part of the teachers dismissed. The institution and the administration have definitely motives to do ...

Careers For Ex Teachers Using Computers -- Bennett Tyson
Careers For Ex Teachers Employing Computer Careers for ex teachers are generally many. As a simple fact, when you have your personal computer connected to the Web, you'll be able to dish out ...

teachers spend so much time yelling -- gt
A few things. Are you aware of the turnaround rate for new teachers now? People who get into teaching now are getting out just as quickly. The reason? Too much beauracracy and too many students with ...

How do I control these disruptive students -- gt
I would not advise yelling at them. This makes it seem that you're even more out of control and lets them know that they have successfully pushed your buttons. The problem is that the kids with ...

discipline problems in class (college students) -- gt
I think that you understand that by allowing this to take place, you have failed in your responsibility as a teacher. With 45 students in the class, you cannot allow a small group to interfere in any ...

How do I deal with my extremely talkative child -- gt
You can sit her down and tell her there is a time to talk and time to listen. Don't be harsh, because she doesn't realize that it's problem, but just tell her that in school she needs to ...

Disruptive student - Ask for help? -- gt
I teach seventh graders - so believe me when I say I have seen it all. I deal with it all - I *never* ask someone else to take care of my classroom behavior issues - all that does it let the student ...

How to deal with a disruptive student - 3 -- gt
Troubled kid, indeed. Usually reverse psychology works great for this. What sounds like is happening is that the child may be neglected at home and when put in a room of other kids looking up to him, ...

How to deal with a disruptive student - 2 -- gt
I teach fourth grade and have a similar situation with a student who always tries to get attention negatively. Usually it is because that is the only way they get attention a home. What I did is ...

How to deal with a disruptive student -- gt
Kids like that need attention. Don't separate him from the groups and treat him exactly like you would treat the good kids. When he is disruptive take him outside and lean down to him and talk to ...

How to Report a Bad College Professor -- Tom Tessin
College is something you should take very seriously. You pay good money and spend several hours dedicating your time to it. A lot of students spend time complaining about their college professors. ...

Seven Things Every Classroom Teacher Needs -- Adam M. Anderson
When summer ends and the teachers head back to their classrooms, they will be looking for new ways to make teaching easier and more organized. New teachers entering the classroom for the first time ...

Has anyone left teaching because they had trouble with behaviour management in the classroom -- tr
I am just finishing my first year teaching and let me tell you, did I ever consider it. Four teachers new to the school I'm at this year left because of classroom management and the ability to ...

How to Teach Adults -- William A. Draves
How Adults Learn I. Physical characteristics. 1. Adults are more sensitive to their surroundings and to discomforts. Ask the learners if they are comfortable. 2. Adults are declining physically, they ...

School bullying 2 -- tr
yeah you can bring the police in because thats what my mom did when i was young because it had gone too far. The bullie would actually pysically stop me from going home after school. dont wait for it ...

School bullying -- tr
Have a sit down with your boy/girl and tell them that that bully wants something that he just can't obtain. To keep the bully from persisting your boy/girl needs to find a better school. Or ...

Bully Prevention and Character Education in Schools -- Vince Welsh
An often overlooked, but very important part of education, involves bully prevention and character education in schools. Teachers are sometimes faced with these issues and they do not handle the ...

How Rock 'n' Roll Music Can Improve Learning and Reading -- Vince Welsh
Some educators do not realize that they can use music to their advantage in the classroom. For example, music can help improve their students reading level. Educators can also use music as one of the ...

The Important Role of Teacher Mentors in Education -- Vince Welsh
Some may think that the aspiring teachers are the only ones that benefit from peer mentoring and coaching programs in education. However, the educators who are coaching these new teachers can learn a ...

How Should Educators Be Trained to Teach Special Needs Children? -- Vince Welsh
Educating special needs students can be a challenging yet rewarding experience. Educators who work with children with learning disabilities need to be specially trained to know how to handle ...

Lesson Planning - How to Design an Effective Curriculum -- Vince Welsh
Lesson planning is an important component of education and the everyday function of a classroom. It is vital to the learning of your students. A strongly structured lesson plan can reach and engage ...

Instructional Strategies For Multicultural Education -- Vince Welsh
In today's education system, teachers are constantly being faced with new challenges. In an ever-changing diverse world, teachers must adapt their curriculums and teaching strategies to work in a ...

Teacher Professional Development Courses to Prevent Bullying -- Vince Welsh
One often overlooked problem in schools today is bullying. Teacher professional development is one way to expose teachers to ways to combat bullying - there are many teacher professional development ...

Avoiding Teacher Burnout - The Long Term Solution -- Frankie Muhammad
Avoiding teacher burnout is perhaps one time that many mentors are looking and searching for. It is apparent that the school as a working environment is really stressful and tedious. If we are to ...

Chaos In The Classroom -- Frankie Muhammad
Education is the key to success, and it can play a vital role in producing children that will be an asset to their society. We have an obligation to provide our children with an education that would ...

Discrimination in Educational Institutions -- Frankie Muhammad
Although we have some of the greatest learning institutions in America, our learning institutions have had to overcome some major challenges. One of the challenges have been discrimination. Sex ...

Suitable Jobs For Retired Teachers -- Jurinsthea Smith
Jobs for retired teachers are constantly being seeked by thousands of our retired mentors. After all, they surely don't want to stay at home. In addition, they have always been inclined to ...

Tutoring Rates As an Employment For Retired Teachers -- Jurinsthea Smith
Employment for retired teachers is one hot topic nowadays. Considering that every year, hundreds of old mentors tend to leave school because it is but right for them to retire. However, retirement ...

An Enormous cut in Oil Use -- Robin T. Day BSc MSc BEd
(Revised draft) Enormous Cut in Oil Use... Nurture Nature & Nature Nurtures, Natural History/Natural Farming, Zero Tillage Agriculture May Be Forced Upon Us. [this article was written June 2010 for ...

What Triggers Bad Classroom Management? -- Jurinsthea Smith
Bad classroom management is something that teachers must avoid. As much as possible they must be able to maintain a good and healthy atmosphere inside the room which will be conducive to learning for ...

Three Reasons Why You Should Quit Teaching -- Jurinsthea Smith
Quitting a profession is always hard and tough. Quitting teaching is no exception at all. However, there are just some instances that a mentor would finally give up. On the other hand, there are some ...

Beat The Burn With This Busy Teacher's Guide To Burnout -- Jen Dobson
There is no more honorable profession than teaching, but just as with any career, teacher can experience teacher burnout. Staying motivated to do the very best job that you can do often becomes ...

How To De-clutter The Bookshelves In Your Classroom -- Jen Dobson
One of the problems teachers encounter is the love, and often need, to collect books. Teachers have books on everything from how to teach to just plain fun books. But eventually they become outdated ...

Going "green" In The Classroom -- Jen Dobson
Many folks have been bitten by the "green" bug, and teachers are no different. Living an environmentally-friendly lifestyle can spill over into your classroom as well. It is not that difficult to go ...

Follow These 14 Organizational Tips for a Successful Learning Environment -- Jen Dobson
Follow These 14 Organizational Tips For A Successful Learning Environment As a teacher, you likely understand that the manner in which you organize your classroom is very important. Your classroom ...

Out of control class advise -- three23
This may or may not work, depending on the culture of the class and school you’re teaching at, however this was my approach to a class. From day one, you need to be very strict and stern, as the ...

Learning the Tips on Teaching With an LCD Projector -- Zane L Marquez
The LCD projector will be the useful tool in the classroom. This classroom projector will get the most reluctant learner that is involved with a lesson. You are able to use it for various purposes, ...

Effective Methods To Reduce Teacher Stress -- Jurinsthea Smith
Reducing teacher stress is perhaps one objective of any mentors out there. It is evident that a classroom and a school is truly one stressful place to be. And being a teacher involves more stress if ...

What to expect as teacher. Any Advice from existing teachers -- red
Ignore the people who tell you not to do it. It's the most wonderful job in the world, but one of the hardest. So, when you start, be gentle with yourself. What really matters is knowing the ...

advice to teachers that have to go to the toilet during class -- ben
Hold it. If it is a dire emergency... either ask your neighboring teacher to "keep an eye," or ask the office to send coverage.

advice to someone entering TEFL abroad next year -- ds
If you can, try to secure a position at an English university, meaning a university where the majority of courses are taught in English; they're most common in countries with a large U.S. ...

need advice, teaching an out of control class -- ross
This may or may not work, depending on the culture of the class and school you’re teaching at, however this was my approach to a class. From day one, you need to be very strict and stern, as the ...

how to get a MEAN teacher to change her ways -- sol
Advice: I used to have a teacher that was always mean, bitter, etc. I would find out what their hobbies were, what they did for spare time, and talk to them about it. Then after they started becoming ...

Teachers advice: I have a boy student who whines about everything if he does not get his way. -- val
I teach 5th grade. I have a boy student who whines about everything if he does not get his way. He runs to his mom after school, who proceeds to talk extremely loud. Advice: You will have to get the ...

Stressed Out Student -- Heather Hentges
"Stress is a constant in our lives and cannot be avoided," says Dr. Tallie Z. Baram, the Danette Shepard Chair in Neurological Sciences at UC Irvine School of Medicine. Research shows that the brain ...

Fun Learning For Your Students -- Tomy Yosafat
The words 'school' for some children would be nightmare. Some children refuse to go to school because they have bad experience during their first days at school. It could be because of how ...

Teaching Children to Become Word Savvy -- Cleb Brown
Becoming word savvy is what our children need in order to grow educationally. As parents and teachers, we strive to mold our children in certain ways that we desire them to be. Language and ...

advantages of becoming a teacher -- dell
The advantage of being a teacher, especially of a subject you love, is that you will learn more about your subject preparing to teach your subject than you would just as a student. You will actually ...

How much training do teachers have undertake to be a teacher -- Jim
The way you worded that question makes me think you're not from the US, but here are the requirements for American educators: - 4 years of college - Bachelors Degree in Education (preferred) - ...

How long does a teacher have to go to school -- Jim
For some of the time a teacher spends in school, every one should go to school. From kindergarten to graduation from high school is 13 years. Everyone in the U.S. is expected to have that much ...

10 Tips for ESL Teachers -- Emily Suess
ESL Teachers face unique classroom challenges. The following tips will help you improve the quality of your time in the classroom. Get involved in a professional organization for ESL teachers. ...

Cloze Worksheets - What They Are and How to Make Them -- Celia Webb
Cloze worksheets are also known as "Fill in the Blank" worksheets. Words are deleted from a prose sentence or passage and the reader is required to fill in the blanks. Cloze tests or exercises ...

classroom management strategies -- sam
Unfortunately, there isn't a magic classroom management strategy or plan that works for all students with all teachers. You'll find that each group of students you have will need a slightly ...

activities can you do to celebrate English Week -- sam
You can have an English baseball game. Split the class into two teams and set up the room like a baseball diamond. You are the pitcher. Hold up flash cards of Spanish words that they must translate ...

manage computers in your classroom -- sam
We utilize the PLATO learning system which manages all the information as we have designed it to do. We have 20 computers in a lab setting, and students take turns on the computers. Since the ...

most important rules in a classroom -- dell
Only two rules are truly necessary. 1 Treat other people the way you want to be treated. 2 Do your best.

illegal to have cameras in a classroom in a private school -- sam
no im pretty sure there no cameras inside the actual class... there is in the hallways plus they dont look at the cameras to see what happened... only if there looking at a fight or something of that ...

essential classroom expectations for elementary school students -- sam
1. Be respectful- To yourself, classmates, teachers and school staff, simply put, treat others the way you want to be treated. (Sign that hangs right out my classroom door :) 2. Be responsible- ...

make classroom safer -- jon
Since people often don't pay attention to the exit maps, I would start by making sure there is an inspected, charged and functioning fire extinguisher. I would also make sure that all exit routes ...

Tips For Organizing Your Classroom -- Troy Alexander
Organizing your classroom is a great way to improve classroom discipline and save time. By following these simple tips, you can learn to cut out wasted time and energy and get back to what matters ...

Classroom Discipline Tips -- Troy Alexander
New teachers often struggle with classroom discipline. It can be difficult to manage so many students while trying to instruct them at the same time. The following tips might be helpful to new ...

What to Expect at English Teacher Conferences -- Troy Alexander
English teachers are often expected to gain continuing education credits throughout the course of their career. Sometimes professional training conferences at the national and state level provide ...

Tips For New College Instructors -- Troy Alexander
For new college instructors, the first day on the job can be exciting and a little intimidating. There are a lot of things to learn, and unfortunately it's impossible to get them all down before ...

Teacher Tips For Classroom Dress -- Troy Alexander
As a teacher, your day is full of hustle and bustle. Depending on the grade level you teach, you even run a higher risk of getting materials on your clothes that you'd rather not. When you spend ...

Need For Using Technology in Instruction -- Troy Alexander
The implementation of technology into classroom instruction has been a major focus in California public schools for several years. Prospective teachers in credential programs across the state are ...

someone entering TEFL abroad next year -- mt
If you can, try to secure a position at an English university, meaning a university where the majority of courses are taught in English; they're most common in countries with a large U.S. ...

advice would you give a substitute teacher -- mt
Please use the lesson plan that is left for you. I also like it when subs leave me period-by-period notes (high school) about the class, what students found difficult, who was tardy/absent. Also, ...

What advice would you give a college student interested in your career as teacher -- ross
I'd tell them to know what they are getting into. Here are some negatives and positives: Negatives: -Low salaries relative to your education. Teachers don't get paid very well compared to ...

teach an out of control class -- ross
This may or may not work, depending on the culture of the class and school you’re teaching at, however this was my approach to a class. From day one, you need to be very strict and stern, as the ...

best way to instigate revolution in the clasroom -- i36
I used to have a teacher that was always mean, bitter, etc. I would find out what their hobbies were, what they did for spare time, and talk to them about it. Then after they started becoming more ...

Making English Songs Work in Your ESL Classroom -- Shelley Vernon
Many teachers are already teaching ESL using English songs for children to motivate and encourage their students. The benefits of ESL songs are many, but some teachers hesitate before including them ...

Respecting Teachers -- Jennie Gandhi
This is a very touching topic and should be shared with the young especially. Because when we are young, in the outside radius among the good and the bad god sends us teachers to help us understand ...

ESL Teaching - Tips For Teaching Students Activities -- Peter Callig
In order to successfully complete an activity with your students there are some things you may need to do. This article offers some tips to teachers on this matter. What are the actions teachers ...

ESL Teaching - Tips For Developing Students Speaking Skills -- Peter Callig
For students learning a foreign language speaking can be very difficult. This article offers teachers some tips to help their students develop their speaking skills. There are 2 key elements involved ...

ESL Teaching - Tips For Developing Students' Listening Skills -- Peter Callig
Listening to English helps students improve their language skills. This article offers some tips to teachers for developing their students listening skills. The more students learn to listen the more ...

How to Teach English -- James Larkin Smith
There are many theories and opinions about how to teach English but here I would like to address the very nuts and bolts of what I do to teach beginners. As soon as you meet your student greet them ...

How long does a teacher have to go to school -- mt
For some of the time a teacher spends in school, every one should go to school. From kindergarten to graduation from high school is 13 years. Everyone in the U.S. is expected to have that much ...

advantages of becoming a teacher -- mt
The advantage of being a teacher, especially of a subject you love, is that you will learn more about your subject preparing to teach your subject than you would just as a student. You will actually ...

Good teachers admit their errors and weaknesses -- tip
Admit you are wrong and make no fuss about it.

Top 3 Recommendations On Back-to-school Must-haves -- bagsok
During the back-to-school season, students always spend much time and money in shopping for the coming school term. It's indeed a large deal of expenditure for back-to-school necessities, how can ...

Dealing With Tough Classroom Situations As A New Teacher -- Jen Dobson
Coping with tough situations as a new teacher is all par for the course, but it can certainly take its toll on how much you will like your job from the get-go. Knowing in advance what to expect would ...

Land Your Dream Teaching Job With These Great Tips -- Jen Dobson
So you've just graduated and want to start teaching as soon as possible. You have a huge mound of student debt and want to start earning a living doing what you love. While educators are in ...

Main reasons to quit teaching -- Rob
bad admin some bad students too much work and reponsability, no time job uncertainty NO enough pay

Why do so many teachers quit teaching so early in their careers -- teacher advice
It's a very challenging job..according to research, if you can get beyond your 7th year, generally you stay a teacher throughout your career. Those first 5 years are especially challenging ...

teachers who quit - where do they work now -- teacher advice
Well, I haven't seen a government survey, but I have been in education for more than 30 years. I have seen several teachers leave the field. Some go into real estate or banking. Others start ...

Should teachers never apologize to students -- teacher advice
I apologize to my students.. I think they need to know that you are only human and you make mistakes too. How can we expect our own children to appologize when they are wrong when we can't do it ...

Why do some teachers punish the whole class when there is only one student doing something wrong -- ted
I think that because their minds are not thinking logic. Because they are so mad they will think that everyone is doing something wrong.

Esl - Tips For Successful Teaching -- Dan Sarle
This article is written as a simple guide to help the reader achieve success teaching English to non native speakers. One never really knows what the level of English the students will have until ...

Esl Teaching - Tips For Teachers -- Dan Sarle
Becoming a teacher of a foreign language can be a daunting task. Finding yourself in front of a class of stony faced students who can't understand a word of English is not for the faint hearted. ...

attitude of the teacher create a positive classroom -- jy
The kids will always react and respond to the teacher's attitude. So the teacher needs to be upbeat, positive, and have unconditional positive regard.

(teachers) burn-out is often inevitable -- jy
Burn out for teachers is rather easy these days. I am a teacher, and I can honestly tell you that I had NO IDEA OR CONCEPT as to how difficult the career would be. Sure, I knew it would be ...

teachers burn out - 2 -- jy
Teaching is a funny sort of job. Many are told it's a profession but yet, the teacher is required to follow some pretty strict processes one would not expect for a profession. Teachers have ...

teacher burn out -- jy
Burn out sometimes comes because we're in a bad place--working in a toxic environment. But more often it comes because, as you said, we make it a negative place. I think it is very easy to fall ...

How to teach English to an adult student -- tips
If you think about it, 'how do little children learn English.' Answer: For some it may take a year or more before they speak and usually they say one or two words to begin with. They listen ...

Classroom Management - Leave Theory Aside, and Get Down to What Works -- Tania Mesar
What do jails and classrooms have in common? If teachers want a positive classroom environment where each member does their share to contribute to effective management, the answer should be ...

About Teaching a Second Language - Take Away the Frustration -- Tania Mesar
Speaking with colleagues about teaching a second language always raises an interesting debate. Looking at French as a second language, a common response that many students give is "I hate French!". ...

The Simple Ways to Create a Positive Classroom -- Jennifer Dobson
A positive classroom environment yields positive students who are motivated to learn. Creating a positive classroom is not that difficult, but the rewards are immense and far-reaching. Many teachers ...

Teaching Tips to Motivate Children in the Classroom -- Jennifer Dobson
The problem with motivating students is a far-reaching one that even the most seasoned educators sometimes have trouble with. No matter what age group your teaching or how large your class is there ...

Teachers, Lower Your Stress Level Now! -- Jennifer Dobson
Teaching can be one of the most rewarding professions imaginable, but it can also be a very stressful one. As an educator, you likely know that the level of stress that you are under at work can ...

How to Quickly Put a Stop to Bullying in Your Classroom -- Jennifer Dobson
As an educator, you have a duty to protect your students while they are in your care, and unfortunately, this oftentimes means protecting them from each other. Bullying is prevalent in schools today, ...

The Busy Teacher's Guide to Prevent Getting Burnt Out -- Jennifer Dobson
There is no more honorable profession than teaching, but just as with any career, teacher can experience teacher burnout. Staying motivated to do the very best job that you can do often becomes ...

Best Time Saving Tips For Teachers -- Jennifer Dobson
As an educator, you likely "wear many hats" and perform a daily juggling act to take care of all of your responsibilities. And you certainly have no surplus of time on your hands. But teachers who ...

Best Ways to Handle Disruptive Students in the Classroom -- Jennifer Dobson
No classroom is free from having at least one or two students that seem to constantly and incessantly disrupt the entire classroom with their antics. But in order for all students to learn ...

Cyberbullying - What Can Teachers Do About It? -- Jennifer Dobson
With the prevalence of the Internet, the way that we communicate has changed. Young people are taking full advantage of text messaging, chat rooms, instant messaging, websites, and email to ...

How to Have the Best School Year a Teacher Could Possibly Have -- Jennifer Dobson
Although there are different schools of thought on the subject, teaching can be arguably one of the most rewarding, yet most challenging, careers out there. If you are an educator, keeping your ...

Become a Better Teacher -- Saleha Khan
In my final year of high school, I had an English teacher whom I remember (some 18 years later) in highly unfavourable terms. I will never forget her treatment of us, her students, whose opinions of ...

The Wonders of ESL - Teaching -- Saleha Khan
Enter the world of ESL (English as a second language) and you step into another universe, filled with excitement, frustration, joy, confusion, laughter and a slight hint of the unknown. There is ...

The Courses You Need to Take to Become a Teacher -- Joy C. Harrison
The teaching profession is not just about standing at the front of a classroom imparting knowledge. It requires a variety of skills ranging from organization, good communication skills, and the power ...

Tips For Teachers - Reducing Social Anxiety and Shyness in Children -- I Bell
Often, teachers feel powerless in front of a very sweet, yet painfully shy, child. The shy child who suffers from social anxiety feels isolated during playtime. In class, the child never speaks up, ...

Avoiding Teacher Burnout - No Sweat Remedies For Anytime, Anywhere -- Jurinsthea Smith
Avoiding teacher burnout is perhaps one thing that any mentors and teachers always seek. After all, school profession especially teaching is like a pressure cooker. Every single day teachers are ...

Should You Get Second Careers For Retired Teachers? Questions to Ask -- Jurinsthea Smith
Perhaps having some second careers for retired teachers is something and old mentors would like to have. However, due to the factor of age and physique finding and getting one might be pretty ...

The Right Attitude in Surviving Any Retired Teacher Jobs -- Jurinsthea Smith
It is quite evident that some of us are still looking for retired teacher jobs. However, there are circumstances that disallow such that are already out of our control. Much more in spite of the ...

Questions to Answer Before Having a New Career For Ex-Teachers -- Jurinsthea Smith
Having a new career for ex-teachers can oftentimes be difficult. For one, they already have been fired or resigned from a former working environment. Second, they might not have the right dose of ...

Jobs For Ex Teachers - How to Get One -- Jurinsthea Smith
It is no denying that individuals are looking for some jobs for ex teachers. But the current market today involves so many competitors and aspiring applicants who would want to grab one working ...

Avoiding Teacher Burnout - The Delicious Way -- Jurinsthea Smith
Avoiding teacher burnout is always a problem in the side of our mentors. And who wouldn't? Considering the amount of workload they are tackling everyday and the different students they handle, it ...

How to Get Jobs For Ex-Teachers -- Jurinsthea Smith
Probably you are looking for good jobs for ex teachers? After all having no career after the teaching profession is not suggested because financially wise it can't be good. This applies even to ...

A Enormous Cut in Oil Use -- Robin T. Day B.Sc.(hons.) M.Sc, B.Ed., ESL Teacher
An Enormous Cut in Oil Use... Nurture Nature & Nature Nurtures, Natural History/Natural Farming, Zero Tillage Agriculture May Be Forced Upon Us. [this article was written for a Newfoundland audience, ...

Classroom Noise - What Level is Acceptable? -- James W Alexander
And there's the secret: classroom noise needs to be regulated to different levels for different learning activities. There are four levels of productive noise teachers can use in the classroom: ...

Culture and Education -- C D West
Kathryn Goldman used to work in Rockwell High School, Minnesota, as a mathematics teacher, and is now a personal tutor of Mathematics and Applied Sciences. She has a teaching experience of 12 years. ...

Surviving Your First Year (for students) -- C D West
Hillary Scott is a sociology lecturer in Ballbate College in Alamo, Idaho. Coming to college is a big change for students as many students notice that the college environment is completely different ...

The Art of Teaching -- C D West
Rachael Mason is a geography teacher at Beak Wing high school in Billing, Nevada. You said it. Teaching is indeed an art. With a little practice and patience, you can master this art. But like other ...

Avoid Teacher Burnout the Effective Way -- Jurinsthea Smith
How to effectively avoid teacher burnout is a question still left unanswered even by experienced teachers. Routinely school activities, everyday class discussions and various school commitments would ...
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