How to Write a Syllabus
This model and template will help college, high school, and middle school teachers put together a syllabus that sets you and your students up for a great year.
What Advice Would You Give a Student Teacher?
Lots of good advice to make the most of your student teaching semester. If you need it, come read. If you have some, come give it!
Diary of a First-Year Teacher: Looking Back
Our first-year teacher shares what she’s learned, what she’ll do differently next year, and what she wishes she’d known from the start.
Are You Sabotaging Your Classroom Management?
If you struggle with classroom management no matter how many different strategies you try, there’s a chance you’re doing something to get in your own way.
Building Relationships with Students Through Books
Talking about and sharing books has become an integral part of my daily interactions with students and a pivotal part of relationship-building with them.
So you have a Twitter account. Now what?
For teachers, Twitter is part of an essential 21st century toolkit, but many people don’t know how to use it well. Here are six ways to get more out of Twitter.
How to Stop Yelling at Your Students
Even if you’re a great teacher, even if you’re a swell person most days, sometimes it all gets to be too much and you just snap.
5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Unmotivated Students
If we know what works to motivate students, why are so many students still unmotivated? These five questions will help you determine if your practice is really in line with research.
Diary of a First-Year Teacher: Balance
When the school year started, I told myself that I need to focus on one thing at a time, not stretch myself too thinly. But even as I type this, my mind is racing. It’s come to a point where I have so many projects to be working on, I find myself not working on any.