SHARING GOOD PRACTICE

Could kindness be the key to excellent behaviour management?

Classroom management begins as soon as you open the door to your classroom. You see your students; they see you and opinions are formed....

Giving through Grief for Educators and Administrators

As wisdom warriors, educators and administrators, are central players, often on-call, like doctors, 24-7-365.  We unselfishly give of ourselves to others in need.  For...

One Teacher’s Journey to personalised professional development online

In recent years I have undertaken a lot of my own personalised professional development. A significant part of this has been through my reading...

Use the Spanish-Arabic Language connection to teach English

وشاء اللّٰه * Ojalá *  (ʾin šāʾ allāh) *God willingLearning a new language is a wonderful achievement that may be met with frustration, anxiety, preconceived...

 Make learning statistics fun for students

I had a great opportunity to teach statistics to 5th grade German and Scottish students together with my own students. Statistics was a new...

Using technology effectively to engage the STEM student

The 21st century has changed the way teachers teach. There is undoubtedly an increase in the use of technology. When it comes to teaching...

How to plan & have more meaningful classroom discussions

The greatest hurdles a teacher faces when engaging children in healthy conducive dialogue are diverting away from the topic and making the discussion relevant...

Five career pitfalls to avoid

We grow more from our mistakes than our accomplishments. If you research this topic, you will find all kinds of savvy advice about what...

Five keys to developing scientific understanding in very young students

Science is an essential part of everyday life. It is important for teachers to guide students towards nurturing the skills they need to become...

Five Prophecies about the Future of Schooling

  One of the greatest challenges for Education in the Twenty-first Century is that there is an ever-increasing divide between the demand for learning and...