By Barbara Blackburn
Praise is an effective tool to help motivate students. However, this doesn’t mean to make random affirmative comments. There’s a huge difference between mere catchphrases and true praise.
By Sarah Powley, Education Coach
Every veteran teacher has at least one horror story about a conference gone awry. I know I do. Admittedly, the parent is there to find out about you as much as to find out about his/her child, but being prepared ahead of time will help you avoid sticky or empty …
By Leah Davies, M.Ed.
Before educators can help students cope with their problems and be ready to learn, they must first take time to care for themselves. The following are ways educators can take control of their lives and manage their own stress so that they will be available to assist their students.
By Teachers.Net News Desk
When I first started working a chess club. I went through all the motions my older brother did when he taught me the rules and objectives of the game, and it was easy. This is the board, these are the pieces, this is the way the pieces move on the …
By From the Editor's Desk
The traditional game Doggy, Doggy, Who Has Your Bone? is a good activity to use as a whole group time-filler or during a seasonal celebration and it offers many opportunities for incorporating facets of the curriculum, vocabulary development and seasonal relevance.
By Teachers.Net Community
Philosophically, I agree that missing recess for extra help with academics is not a great thing. But how do we solve this? Let’s face it, there aren’t times when kids are basically sitting around doing nothing to use instead. What DO we do?
By Internet Scout Report
For the past 40 years, Doctors Without Borders has made headlines and offered hope by “go[ing] where the patients are.” Few know the full extent of what this inspiring not-for-profit actually does.
|Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.10||October 2014|
|Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching|
|Sharing to Succeed|
|Cover Story by Alfie Kohn|
|Encouraging Courage - What Courageous Educators Do|
|More Teacher Articles...|
|»||psst... What's Hiding in Your Curriculum?Jennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.|
|»||6 Elements of Effective PraiseBarbara Blackburn|
|»||Set the Stage for a Productive Parent ConferenceSarah Powley|
|»||7 Secret Tips To Ace A Multiple Choice Test!Susan Fitzell|
|»||Coping with Stress - Tips For EducatorsLeah Davies, M.Ed.|
|»||From the Ivory Tower to the Urban ClassroomDave Weiss|
|»||Chess Board and Life: Same Approach by Gabriel F. IsaacNews Desk|
|»||Origami: Learning Through the Folds - Elaine McFarlandNews Desk|
|»||Doggy, Doggy, Who Has Your Tibia?From the Editor's Desk|
|»||Let's Brainstorm: Skeleton Theme Ideas!News Desk|
|»||Research Indicates NO Relationship between Student Standardized Test Scores and Quality of Teacher PerformanceStewart Brekke|
|»||Apple Seeds - This Month's Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman|
|»||Missing Recess for Extra Help Problematic... What is the Alternative?Teachers.Net Community|
|»||Why School Administrators Shouldn't Be Substitute TeachersHumorist John P. Wood|
|»||Doctors Without Borders Go Where The Patients AreInternet Scout Report|
|»||James Joyce Centre ResourceInternet Scout Report|