Small Changes in Teaching: The First 5 Minutes of Class - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Small Changes in Teaching: The First 5 Minutes of Class

The chart is created by connectedprincipals and features some alternative ways to do "traditional' homework.

The chart is created by connectedprincipals and features some alternative ways to do "traditional' homework.

Give kids a visual way to represent their status as they work independently.

Give kids a visual way to represent their status as they work independently.

Formative Assessment - Awesome strategy where students use cards to indicate how they are progressing through the independent practice. This allows the teacher to intervene when necessary and assess students' understanding of concepts.

This model and template will help college, high school, and middle school teachers put together a syllabus that sets you and your students up for a great year. Continue Reading →

How to Write a Syllabus

This model and template will help college, high school, and middle school teachers put together a syllabus that sets you and your students up for a great year. Continue Reading →

Most teachers, I’m sure, make sure to leave time during the first class to take student questions, primarily about the syllabus and the shape of the course ahead. But it’s worth underlining the importance of student involvement right from the start, letting them know that your desire to hear their questions and concerns is not just a superficial courtesy (“Any questions? OK then…). Here’s a way to encourage students to take ownership of the course. After a brief introduction, distribute the…

First day of class: Meet Your Teacher

Most teachers, I’m sure, make sure to leave time during the first class to take student questions, primarily about the syllabus and the shape of the course ahead. But it’s worth underlining the importance of student involvement right from the start, letting them know that your desire to hear their questions and concerns is not just a superficial courtesy (“Any questions? OK then…). Here’s a way to encourage students to take ownership of the course. After a brief introduction, distribute the…

Managing Misbehavior in the College Classroom | Cult of Pedagogy

Managing Misbehavior in the College Classroom

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