IN THE CLASSROOM

Develop shared writing skills in young learners

As a literacy enthusiast, supporting young learners to become young writers is an immensely important and rewarding part of my role. Here are a few...

Supporting your students during the Ramadan

Most people are already familiar with the word Ramadan. Being the 9th month of the Islamic calendar, it is the most special and revered month...

Teach 21st century skills with confidence in kindergarten

We live in an age of rapid change. Advances in communication and information technology continue to create new opportunities and challenges for the future. As...

Why Do Learning Styles Matter?

One of the most important elements of a classroom is the activities that are used to facilitate learning. A challenge many educators face is figuring...

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,...

Are you being bullied at work?

Have you been the victim of repeated mistreatment or workplace humiliation through intimidation or even sabotage? If you have, you are not alone. According to...

How to handle mistakes in the classroom

Remember how much you hated pop quizzes? You just knew that the teacher was out to get you. However, now that you are the teacher...

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...

Using Technology In Education… ARABIC AVATARS

As the founder of iPad Educators, I’m often asked about apps that suit different curriculum areas. Here in The United Arab Emirates, where Arabic is...

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...