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This collection is devoted to the teaching profession and contains tools and items relating to classroom management, teaching strategies and ideas, the teaching profession in the news and many other teacher related items.

Free Lesson Plans For Teachers, By Teachers. Teaching Methods & Strategies. The Pains and Pleasures of the Floating Teacher Remember that old saying If life hands you lemons? Floating teachers --teachers who work from carts, not classrooms-- make their own brand of lemonade! Today, five floaters talk about the pains and the perks of teaching from a cart.

They prove that you cant sink a good floater! Included: A link to a comprehensive, reproducible guide to la cart teaching for teachers and administrators. Pre-K-3 Educators Learn from the Reggio Emilia Approach The stronger the start, the better the finish. Encourage Student Writing -- Publish on the Web! Special Program Brings Student Excellence to Life! Teaching the American Revolution: Scaffolding to Success A group of Wisconsin middle school students examine the Revolutionary War from both the American point of view and the British perspective while their teacher shares his experience with scaffolding instruction.

Reading Aloud --- Is It Worth It? Cultivating Creativity! Inclusion: Has It Gone Too Far? Teaching Strategies. 9. Be enthusiastic - you dont have to be an entertainer but you should be excited by your topic. (from Cashin, 1990, pp. 60-61) Case Method. Providing an opportunity for students to apply what they learn in the classroom to real-life experiences has proven to be an effective way of both disseminating and integrating knowledge. The case method is an instructional strategy that engages students in active discussion about issues and problems inherent in practical application. It can highlight fundamental dilemmas or critical issues and provide a format for role playing ambiguous or controversial scenarios. Course content cases can come from a variety of sources. Discussion.

Obviously, a successful class discussion involves planning on the part of the instructor and preparation on the part of the students. Active Learning. Assessing or grading students' contributions in active learning environments is somewhat problematic. Cooperative Learning. Integrating Technology. Distance Learning. Teaching Strategies. Edutopia. Classroom Strategies | Teaching Tolerance - Diversity, Equity and Justice. 19 Big and Small Classroom Management Strategies. The year I started teaching seventh- to 12th-grade English in Minneapolis, Prince launched his song about urban ruin, “Sign o’ the Times.” That song was an apt musical backdrop for the lives of my students, most of whom lived in poverty and challenged me daily. That year also afforded me the opportunities to be assaulted with a stone, two chairs, a Rambo knife, a seventh-grade girl’s weak jab, and dozens of creative swear words.

Fortunately, classroom order improved when I learned that successful classroom management depends on conscientiously executing a few big strategies and a lot of little ones. Big Strategies: Fundamental Principles of Classroom Management 1. Teachers, like hypnotists, can string along a series of requests by asking students to do something most are already doing, then waiting for 100 percent compliance, and finally issuing another directive, etc. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Little Things: Quick Interventions That Support Classroom Management 1. 2. 3. How to cure cholera.” 4. 5. WeAreTeachers | Ideas, Inspiration, and Giveaways for Teachers - WeAreTeachers.

Students with Exceptionalities: Tips & Advice for Teachers (Grades K-12) - TeacherVision. LiveGrades - Connecting Teachers, Students and Parents for Success! Sign In | MobyMax. Teaching Resources & Lesson Plans. ClassDojo.