IN THE CLASSROOM

Staying fit when it’s hot

Staying fit is a challenge for many persons especially when it is extremely hot. Whether you are living in the United Arab Emirates where the...

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...

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...

Ways to encourage second language learners speaking skills

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

5 Activities to engage students with special needs

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