Just reading that title, so many of us have specific faces that pop into our minds. Each one of our students has their own personal story, but some of them tug at our heartstrings more than others. We know the… Read moreReaching Reluctant Learners at Home
If a teacher has never done any type of distance learning, it can be a flood of emotions. It seems overwhelming, nervewracking, and confusing. I am here to promise you…PROMISE YOU…it isn’t that bad. For three years, I taught a… Read moreDistance Learning: An Easy How-to Guide
We are in a weird time in education. Not only are the pressures on the profession at an all-time high, but teachers by nature put their heart and soul into their work 24/7 while the school year is in session… Read moreTeacher Self-Care and How to Reboot Effectively
A common misconception about #studentcenteredlearning is about the teacher’s role in the student-centered classroom. Many people think of student-centered teaching as the easy way out for a teacher as they print off some worksheets and camp out for the class… Read moreStudent-Centered Teaching: What is the Teacher’s Role?
You have probably heard rumors about student-centered learning theory and how great it is in the classroom for our current student body. But why is student-centered learning effective? There is so much interesting information surrounding student-centered learning theory that explains… Read moreWhy Student-Centered Learning?
One thing so many teachers take pride in is their classroom environment. There are so many tangible k 12 classroom supplies that can turn your room into the student-centered learning oasis of your dreams. The importance of classroom decoration should… Read more10 Teacher Supplies YOU NEED for Your Student-Centered Classroom
If you’ve ever wondered if your administrator has a distinct plan for what to look for when observing a teacher, you’re not alone. Sometimes they are very specific in their “observing teachers in the classroom checklist” and their expectations, and… Read moreClassroom Observation Tips to Wow Any Administrator
When it comes to the concept of student led conferences, I never had a full first-hand experience with one until this school year. As a high-school teacher, we never have set parent-teacher conferences like younger grades do. I would, however,… Read moreUtilizing a Student-Led Conference
Every teacher, no matter their grade level, will have at least one run in per year with a parent teacher conference. In the younger grades we know these are often scheduled en masse so parents can have a vested interaction… Read morePreparing for a Parent-Teacher Conference
The advantages of learner-centered teaching far surpass any concerns one should have about implementing this model of teaching. The characteristics of the learner-centered approach are distinct, yet easily manageable if applied properly. If you’re trying to find student-centered learning examples,… Read moreGiving Your Students an Edge with Student-Centered Learning