When you were studying to become an elementary school teacher, you probably imagined a classroom of rapt children hanging onto your every word. Instead, you have a chaotic and noisy classroom where no one seems able to stay focused on the task at hand. It's time to take control of your classroom through more effective classroom management techniques. Here are a few tips to implement in your classroom this school year:
4 July 2018
Your decision to homeschool your child gives you the freedom to adjust your teaching style to fit your child's needs. During the middle school years, it often becomes necessary for homeschooling parents to try new things to keep their child's interest up in subjects that are critical for their learning. You can use these tips to motivate your child to work on their history lessons so that they can learn more about how things work in the world.
10 May 2018
Setting up a daycare space is one of the most enjoyable parts of starting your new childcare business. Providing for the needs of educating children requires a lot of supplies and equipment. Here is a look at the basic pieces of furniture every classroom should have. Carpet Start with a comfortable base to build your room upon. You can choose from brightly colored area rugs, or rugs in more subdued, calming colors.
28 December 2017
Are you home schooling your child? Perhaps he or she is about to start kindergarten. Either way, getting him or her started with math at home is a great idea. Those math concepts can be tricky, so think about helping your child get a head start by using methods that contain drawing, such as those from Mary Smale. Start With Stories - Use numbers every chance you get. For example, when you read story books like The Three Little Pigs, point to each piggy and say the word three as you point to each piggy.
12 August 2017
According to research, nearly one out of every five school-aged children say they have been bullied. As alarming as that is, another study found that children who were chronically bullied were five times more likely to self-harm later in adolescence. If you are the parent or grandparent of a young child who is being bullied, it's crucial for you to open the lines of communication with the child in your care so you can assess whether or not it's time for professional guidance from a therapist.
21 May 2017
Starting a charter school is a massive undertaking. The process usually takes one to two years and involves some major decision making. First and foremost on the list of things to do is to determine the pedagogy that you want for the school. Pedagogy, or the method with which students are taught, can determine the entire direction of the school and is often very different from a traditional public school. In the 21st century, some charters schools are turning to classical roots while others are moving in the direction of personalized learning for each individual student.
18 May 2015