|Posted by [email protected] on July 18, 2017 at 11:40 AM||comments (0)|
Do you really know what your child is up to on the computer or smartphone? Technology, especially if ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on May 22, 2017 at 3:55 PM||comments (0)|
Being a principal has its challenges. It is not an easy profession. It is a high-stress job that most people are not equipped to handle.
A principal’s job description is broad. They have their hands in virtually everything related to students, teachers, and parents.
They are the chief decision maker in the building.
A successful school principa...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on May 15, 2017 at 9:50 AM||comments (0)|
When we think of schools, many of us picture students in classrooms taught by lone teachers, overseen by a principal. In reality, many adults work in schools other than teachers and principals.
It may be surprising to learn that there are as many non-teaching adults as there are teachers in our schools. These adults...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on March 9, 2017 at 11:55 AM||comments (0)|
Every teacher likes to arrange their classroom layout for the largest student benefit. Students need to focus and see what is going on in the classroom at any given time. Their seating arrangement can help or hinder a students learning. Although no perfect arrangement exists for all situations, a classroom layout may need to change based on what a student needs are and how the class material is being presented.... Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on February 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM||comments (0)|
Walk down the halls of any school and peek through classroom windows. Some teachers are incredible designers, creators of colourful bulletin boards, aesthetically pleasing decor, and thematic design which changes with the seasons.
Despite huge changes in lifestyle and technology, if you look at a classroom today and compare it to one in the early 20th century, you won’t...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on February 14, 2017 at 6:25 AM||comments (0)|
With 74% of teachers saying that “Educational Technology is a Student-Motivator”, it would be hard to ignore that love for technology is spreading through our education system.
The world is becoming increasingly dependent on technology, whether that be social media, for remembering anniversaries or, arguably, the most important of them all: our work. So by providing students with technology...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on February 13, 2017 at 7:45 AM||comments (0)|
School indiscipline has been, over time, an issue of concern for educators and we can even state that it has become a huge concern among educators, policy-makers and the public opinion in general, owing to the outbreak of aggressiveness among peers, violence within teacher-student relationship and vandalism, as well.
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|Posted by [email protected] on January 24, 2017 at 9:45 AM||comments (0)|
Critical Thinking is not just a “nice to have” skill in the 21st century, it is essential. We live in an age where we have more information at our fingertips than ever before and more opportunity to communicate with people across the globe. But how to we discern what information is correct, relevant and unbiased? How do we know when to accept what someone is saying, and when to question it?Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on January 2, 2017 at 2:25 PM||comments (0)|
Receiving complaints from parents can be stressful and make you lose confidence in yourself, especially if they are leaked to other parents or fellow teachers. Worse yet is when a parent goes over your head and complains to your principal.
The best way to handle parent complaints is to listen politely, and then take action. Fix their problem, allay their fears, and do whatever you ne...Read Full Post »
|Posted by [email protected] on January 1, 2017 at 3:10 PM||comments (0)|
The first few days of a new school year are an important time for classroom management. You have a captive group of students, fresh and open to your way of doing things.
But it won’t last. You have to take advantage of it.
If you don’t get them on board your program in the first week or two, they will fall back into the same old habits, behaviours, an...Read Full Post »