IN THE CLASSROOM

Raffles World Academy Grade 4A students get serious about seat belt...

In early December 2014, Teach UAE Magazine met with the students of year 4A and their vivacious teacher, Mr. Nick Gastaldi at Raffles World...

Why do teachers leave?

The United Arab Emirates’ educational system is becoming increasingly attractive to many educators who are interested in working abroad. The UAE offers many benefits...

A million ways to thank a teacher

As administrators, we become so caught up with the daily running of the school that we sometimes forget to show our appreciation to the people...

Five important lessons my students taught me

One of the greatest things about choosing teaching as a profession is the opportunity for lifelong, everyday learning. In my years in the classroom, I’ve...

5 Things Teachers Should Never Do When Talking To Parents

Inviting parents to talk about their children can lead to many of them becoming instantly defensive. Some parents think that teachers will put their...

Ways to encourage second language learners speaking skills

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” ~ Benjamin Franklin Setting the tone for a second language...

5 Activities to engage students with special needs

“Teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theatre.”- Gail Goldwin Teaching requires great effort to ensure that all students receive the most from every lesson. However,...

Useful Tips For Effectively Utilising Your Classroom Space

Blank walls and empty shelves can feel daunting at the start of the year, but it’s also a great opportunity to be intentional about...

Essential things to do before the bell rings

Maintaining a well-managed classroom is about more than just discipline. A teacher with experience in effective classroom management knows that the level of efficiency...

Let your students surprise you

Teachers are generally known for two things: organisation and control. The fact is that, the more organised we are in the classroom the less...