IN THE CLASSROOM

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...