Using Meaningful Incentives →
anonymousgoober: Do you get notes of genuine thanks or praise in your mailbox? They mean so much more than a candy cane attached to a computer-generated holiday card and more than 10 teacher appreciation lunches. Don’t you agree? Yet it seems that such lovely dispatch is a dying art form. Because of the reliance on email, text messaging, and other forms of communication, the old-fashioned...
Advice for Newly Hired Teachers →
forradicalteachers: Some are funny. Some are important. Some make me feel like I’ll end up being the best teacher on the planet some day, and others make me feel like I’m already the worst somehow. Good read.
Before Tuesday I need to buy:
Shoes for school - something stylish yet comfortable that will go with every outfit. Black leggings that do not have holes in them. A new black cardigan, cardigans are cool, (to go with my black and grey teacher dress). A watch because knowing the time is important. Some plastic sleeves for my folder. A bag to put all of my teacher stuff in. I may think of more later. Is there...
Dear Tumblr: I'd like to know more about you →
world-shaker: So I made this anonymous survey on Google Docs. It’ll take about five minutes to fill out, and I’ll post the statistical results (with charts and everything) next Tuesday. And I’m not telling you what to do, but if you reblog this then more people will see it and more people will fill it out and the results will be even more impressive and I’ll promise to never write another...
Drinking a cup of tea and writing up a lesson plan...
Hello Easter Sunday!!!
The Teacher's Desk: Hard of Hearing: Classroom... →
theteachersdesk: How to accommodate for a student who is hard of hearing Students with hearing impairments cannot hear well enough to use hearing as a primary channel of learning without significant assistance. Due to this impairment, language development and reading skills are likely to be influenced. …
Unit Plan: Horrible Blog Films
alisonteaches: Author’s Note: This unit plan was enitrely developed by myself. I’ve shared this because of my belief that if you have something awesome, you should share. If you would like my original and complete unit plan, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, if you use this unit plan, please email me to tell me how it went! :) Subject: English Grade: Year Eight/Nine (Middle High...
What teaching strategies do you use, in the...
This blog is dedicated to my progression as an educator (English, History and the Social Sciences). I am in my final year at University, have been out on two practicums and I am constantly learning. This will be a collection of my thoughts, ideas, lesson plans, activities, resources, worksheets (made and found) and more or less anything related to teaching.