Everyone likes to feel that they are in control, and your students are certainly no different. Here’s one simple technique to avoid the need for control turning into a conflict within your classroom.
Here we are again with that unsolicited advice! Hopefully last time our Actually Useful Advice was just that – actually useful. Because I know how much you all hate unsolicited advice. Particularly when you think everything is actually going fine….
Unsolicited advice time! When was the last time someone gave you some advice, solicited or not. Probably today, or yesterday. It happen SO OFTEN without anyone being conciously aware they’re doing it. Unfortunately, quite often that advice is utterly useless….
Ever *really* notice how many instructions you give to your kids each day?
We all know that having a positive relationship with your students is a cornerstone to a great educational paradigm for everyone involved. But it’s easier said than done.
Your most valuable teaching tool – what do you do when you feel it slipping away?
Here are some tried and tested ideas for getting through the content, engaging your students, and keeping everyone happy in that last lesson of the day!
Transitioning from full-time work to supply has been a fantastic experience. Here is what I have learnt to make this new work enjoyable!