There is no doubt that field trips are an educational and fun way to break up the monotony of the school day, but preparing for and carrying out a field trip can leave even the savviest teachers frazzled.  However, don’t let the challenges dissuade you from packing up your students and heading out on a

Student Education In The Library

Monday, 16 December 2013 by

There are many ways to get your students to begin thinking about the library and how the library works. The library is very important in learning and every student needs to know how to use the library efficiently. The library is an excellent learning tool and offers students many avenues of learning. Some of these

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It seems that just yesterday excited children were entering the classroom with new school supplies.  It is hard to believe that it is now December and the same students are moseying in at the last minute in need of a pencil with lead. Many teachers, especially in their first years of teaching, experience feelings of

Assessment is very important to the education process. Assessment is used to gauge a student’s performance from one point in time to another. Teacher and parents use these scores to judge where a student’s academic strengths and weaknesses are. Then, they can make informed decisions on what course of education will be best for the

Keeping students engaged can be a difficult task today, especially when the instructor is concerned about maintaining high energy levels over long periods of time. Fortunately, there are many creative ways to address these concerns. One of which is incorporating imaginary skateboarding in order to achieve these objectives. With imaginary skateboarding included during certain time

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Rote memorization of “times tables” and flash card drills are SO last century! But how can you engage today’s math students, members of Generation Y, while insuring they attain math proficiency? “Math is so BORING!” “I just don’t get it.” Sound all too familiar? Then consider these seven strategies to make mathematics FUN and challenging,

Successful public schools have the great impact on students that they do because of the work of wonderful teachers. However, teachers can’t accomplish the work of making a difference in children’s lives by themselves. Research clearly reveals that students perform much better in school when their parents are directly involved in their education. Reg Weaver,

What is Project Based Learning?

Monday, 21 October 2013 by

Imagine you walk into a high school computer science classroom. There are no textbooks, posters of charts, vocabulary words to endlessly memorize. But the classroom is full of happy, buzzing students spread around the room BUILDING their computers. The teacher is wandering around, answering any questions that appear, and explaining to a pair of students

Teachers deal with disruptive behavior on a daily basis; so, they have to develop ways to manage their classroom in order to properly educate their students. Teachers, have you ever been faced with a classroom management problem? This can be very common for both the beginner and experienced teacher. Being able to implement new ideas