IN THE CLASSROOM

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,...

A Productive Classroom Is Possible

Trying to create the perfect classroom? One where students are engaged, prepared and collaborating on clearly defined tasks, but still differentiated according to ability...

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...

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...

Top 10 reasons every teacher should try project-based learning

  When I was first introduced to project work I was very much passionate about a project called “Make Peace”. In that project, I instructed my...

10 Ways to win over your students’ parents

When teaches are asked about their biggest communication challenges, parent communication often heads the list. Having positive, productive relationships with your students' parents can...

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...

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...

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...