IN THE CLASSROOM

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...

5 tips to help you keep your new school year resolutions

We do it every year. By the month of June before the current school year even ends, we begin to tell ourselves how we will...

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...

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...

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...

Igniting students’ interest in Science

As science educators, we often aim to prepare “perfect science lessons”. However, this noble aim often eludes us. A lot of the times our...

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...

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...

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...

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...