Promoting Learning in an Overcrowded Classroom

What are teachers to do when faced with an overabundance of students but a limited amount of space, time, and energy to fulfill all of the individual learning needs in the room? There is no one-size-fits-all solution; however, there are strategies that can help turn even the most congested classroom setting into an environment conducive to learning and growth

10 Free Math Apps for Students that Teachers Swear By

‘Math’ is a subject which has undeservedly garnered a bad name for being a difficult and boring subject since centuries. Hence, teachers are now using following apps to break this myth and help their students acquire the required mathematical skills easily while having fun with numbers:

 

Letting Go of the Dream of A Paperless Classroom

Say goodbye to over-stuffed binders, long lines at the copy machine, and stacks of papers to grade. When students have one-to-one access to devices like iPads or Chromebooks, paper can become a thing of the past!

Not so fast.

For all of technology’s perks, there is something to be said for hanging on to analog learning activities. When students have the opportunity to learn and create products in the physical space rather than the digital one, it can lead to increases in engagement, comprehension, retention, and equity.

The Implications of Grading Without Zeros

For most of us, grades were always a part of school. Work was assigned, it was completed, and we were given a score reflective of our efforts and understandings. At regular intervals, these scores were compiled and sent home on report cards to inform our parents or guardians of our progress.

 

Helping Transfer Students Adjust to Your Classroom and School

Imagine that it’s a month into the school year. You’ve finally learned your students’ names, and your classes are coming together well. Then, out of the blue, a new student arrives. 

Revamping Your Resume for the New Year

A new school year is still many months away, so revising your resume might be the last thing you’re thinking about as you ring in 2018.