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10 Ways To Create a Postive Learning Environment in Your Classroom

10 Ways To Create a Postive Learning Environment in Your Classroom

With the school year starting up again, one of the objectives of many teachers is to create a positive classroom environment. Teachers want to have that class where every student is smiling and anxious to learn. Am I right? Unfortunately, creating this kind of environment is work. It doesn’t come automatically. In fact, there are […]

Top 10 Tips on How to Get on Your Principal’s Good List

Top 10 Tips on How to Get on Your Principal’s Good List

Hello again, Now that I’ve spent a year as an administrator (My administrator blog is here, by the way), I’ve been able to see teaching from a different perspective. I believe this different point of view offers me some valuable information for new teachers or for soon-to-be teachers. Something that I noticed was that most […]

New Teacher Help – A Roadmap

New Teacher Help – A Roadmap

I thought I’d list some of the posts where I offer some basic help to new teachers or student teachers. 1. How to Let Parents Know What’s for Homework This is a great way to keep students from fooling their parents about what they should be doing that evening. The best part about it is […]

Ten Tips for Tenure – Keep that Teaching Job

Ten Tips for Tenure – Keep that Teaching Job

As you know, after 23 years of being a classroom teacher, I’m working as an administrator. I must admit, the view from this side of education is a lot different. One of the conversations that I’m now privy to is the one about teacher ability. I’m quickly learning which teachers are seen in a positive […]