Posts by Jennifer
Notebooks for Classroom Management, Part 1
Even if you’ve been teaching a while, you might still experience moments when all of your classroom management tools stop working. This one cheap, quick strategy, using a simple blank notebook, can help you regain control in under a minute.
Find Your Marigold: The One Essential Rule for New Teachers
Advice is available everywhere you look, and some of it is very good. But a lot of those tips won’t work if you fail to follow this one essential rule.
How to Play Crumple & Shoot
This high-energy, low-tech game can be used in any subject area, with almost any age. Perfect for a review.
Interview with an ESL Teacher
Kim talks about the complexities of teaching English-language learners and the well-intended mistake so many teachers make when working with this population.
Classroom Downtime: How Do You Make it Happen?
Are there more creative ways, besides movies, to keep kids minds engaged AND get a little time back for ourselves?