5 Steps to Using Classroom Reward Systems in a Meaningful Way
Encouraging intrinsic motivation, resilience, and independence. These are a few of the golden markers of teacher “success” that we so often hold ourselves up against. They form yet another set of skills we need to help develop in our students, along with literacy and numeracy skills, inquiry and critical thinking skills, social skills, creativity and so on and so forth. Whoa! Teaching small humans really is everything!
Classroom Management Tips of the Week
Use the acronym COPS as a reminder to students to carefully check their work. C --- Check Capitalization. O --- Read it Over to be sure it makes sense. P --- Check Punctuation.
7 Classroom Management Techniques That Really Work
When you watch a teacher with great classroom management techniques, it can feel like magic. The reality is, classroom management can be learned. Reading about classroom management, asking other teachers what they do, and even talking with your principal about what they have observed can help. Here are seven things to consider in your quest for classroom management excellence. And these hold true no matter how you are teaching: in person, online, or in a hybrid model. 1.
Elementary Math Games
Kids love to play games, and they can often learn so much through playing. If you are looking for free elementary math games that your children or students can play online, then you have come to the right place. The games are organized by topic and grade level. Addition Games Adding whole numbers, decimals, fractions, and signed numbers. Subtraction Games Subtracting whole numbers, decimals, fractions, and integers.
Classroom Management: Ten Teacher-Tested Tips
Hallway conferences. Pasta discipline. Buddy rooms.
5 Awesome Resources for Badges in the Classroom
Save Pinterest Gamify Your Classroom With Digital Badges!Adding game mechanics to your classroom doesn’t have to be complicated. Digital badges are a great way to get started with gamification. Recognize learning achievements in your classroom with badges to motivate and challenge students to reach the next level. (Tip: Badges are also very motivating for teachers!)
5 Innovative Elementary Classroom Management Ideas
Before learning can take place, young students must be helped to settle down and be ready to listen. Disruptions are a constant challenge in any room that’s full of children, and over the years certain elementary classroom management ideas have evolved. According to Kate Ortiz, the National Education Association‘s classroom management expert, the following five tips can give any teacher a great start on creating a productive classroom environment: 1. Keep parents engaged
Top 12 Proven Classroom Management Tips » Elementary Education Degree
Teaching is tough job, no doubt about it. And working with young children can be a little overwhelming at times, especially when class sizes are large. But many seasoned educators have a sixth sense when it comes to classroom management—what works and what doesn’t—and thankfully, many of their strategies are available on the web and in print to help other teachers achieve the same success. So check out our list of proven tips to help you manage your classroom more efficiently and effectively. Tip #1: Establish classroom rules immediately and enforce them consistently.
Ways to Encourage Good Behavior, Without the Prizes or Treats
Looking for creative ways to reward positive classroom behavior? So was primary teacher JL when she wrote in with this question: “In previous years I have rewarded my students with special recognition for positive classroom behavior. This year, however, my students are expressing a strong expectation to be given something tangible instead (treats and goodies). I want them to learn to do the right thing for the sake of being a quality person, not just for something in return. I would love to hear thoughts and ideas about how to handle this.”
How to Motivate Students: Top 12 Ways
If there is one thing we know about kids, it’s that they have short attention spans and prefer now to later. This is especially true at the beginning of the year. Teachers, more than any district or schoolwide programs, have the most power to know how to motivate students because they’re on the front lines. They can influence students in a way that kids can actually understand: here, now, today, in this room. ***Obviously, not enough can be said about parent involvement, but that’s a Top 12 list for another day*** How to Motivate Students In Your Classroom or School