19 Big and Small Classroom Management Strategies. The year I started teaching seventh- to twelfth-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 opportunity 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. A hypnotist's first induction technique often involves directing subjects to focus on something they're already doing. 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.
Students Learn Best When You Do This. Students Learn Best When You Do This.
And This. And This. by Grant Wiggins, Ed.D, Authentic Education. 20 point CHECKLIST for a GREAT ESL TEACHER. 'Praise the effort, not the outcome? Think again' Always try to praise the effort, not the outcome.
That’s the lesson that parents and teachers often take from my work. But it’s the wrong lesson, or it can easily become so. Want to Achieve a Language Learning Breakthrough? Want to Achieve a Language Learning Breakthrough?
What constitutes the essence of achieving a breakthrough in language learning? I think that the key lies in the word “linking”. First of all learners must form emotional links with the language they are learning. Uk.businessinsider. 60 Ways To Help Students Think For Themselves. 60 Ways To Help Students Think For Themselves by Terry Heick Motivating and engaging students is the goal of most teachers–priming them to receive instruction, or otherwise align themselves to a pre-set process you’ve sketched out that you hope will yield a learning goal you selected beforehand.
But I’ve also been thinking recently of how learning actually happens–the causes of learning. Learning events, maybe. 27 Ways to Inspire Students to Innovate. 27 Ways to Inspire Students to Innovate. Irska - 10 najljepših dvoraca. The Art of Thought: Graham Wallas on the Four Stages of Creativity, 1926. By Maria Popova How to master the beautiful osmosis of conscious and unconscious, voluntary and involuntary, deliberate and serendipitous.
In 1926, thirteen years before James Webb Young’s Technique for Producing Ideas and more than three decades before Arthur Koestler’s seminal “bisociation” theory of how creativity works, English social psychologist and London School of Economics co-founder Graham Wallas, sixty-eight at the time, penned The Art of Thought — an insightful theory outlining the four stages of the creative process, based both on his own empirical observations and on the accounts of famous inventors and polymaths. Tim Burton's tribute to Christopher Lee. After a lifetime as an imperious film and television star, Christopher Lee died at age 93 on June 7.
Amid hundreds of screen roles, he appeared in five films for director Tim Burton, playing Willy Wonka’s dentist father in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, an ancient mariner in Dark Shadows, the Jabberwocky in Alice in Wonderland, and an irate pastor in Corpse Bride. Here’s what the filmmaker told Entertainment Weekly about their time together. Related. India's biggest clean up effort. #ChennaiCostalCleanup #NoPlasticChallenge #SwatchBharat. India’s largest socially-led cleaning initiative is happening in Chennai. The city is waging a war against plastic. Attention must be paid.
Plastic is polluting our cities. Fearless female motocross rider races for gender equality in Iran. When Iranian women see Behnaz Shafiei dismount from her motorcycle and peel off her helmet, they stand mesmerized.
“I did not know that it was a woman riding until I noticed her hair,” Mahnaz Rahimi, a housewife, told The Associated Press. “It took me by surprise that a woman can be so courageous. I don’t have the guts to do such a thing.” Armed with her vibrant yellow and red motorcycle, 26-year-old Behnaz Shafiei is a force to be reckoned with. By racing around and leaping over hurdles on her bike, the young Iranian rider is breaking barriers in a notoriously conservative country where women are actually banned from riding motorcycles in public.
Shafiei is one of six women making huge cultural and legal strides for female motorcycle racers in Iran — and women at large. Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens. By David Price Along with Google search, Wikipedia has become the first point of reference for most of us.
Wikipedia’s first incarnation, Nupedia, relied upon the authority of academic experts to provide quality control for Jimmy Wales’ first attempt at an online encyclopedia. After months of peer-review, only a handful of articles had appeared on Nupedia. Wales decision to ‘go open’ not only allowed Wikipedia to flourish, it led to the emergence of the “pro-am” (an amateur who possesses professional levels of expertise).