It’s important to understand what anxiety looks like and to build classroom procedures that are supportive and effective for helping students who struggle with it, diagnosed or not. Let’s take a look at what anxiety can look like in your students and examine a few strategies to help.
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How does a busy educator with career and family obligations go about learning a language later in life (after high school and college) and retain proficiency? Here are a few ways to get started.
15 Educator Grants for Classroom Enrichment, Professional Development, and STEM with Resources to Get You Started
Grants can be publicly or privately funded, and they offer money to be used for usually specific purposes that does NOT need to be repaid. Luckily, there is no shortage of grants available for educators. Here, we’ve compiled a wide-ranging list of some of the best grants out there for educators organized by intended purpose.
“Educational Game Day” at my school began with a vision to decrease student trepidation specific to standardized reading assessments, increase assessment reading self-confidence, increase celebrations for assessment reading achievements, and diminish the fear associated with test taking. To accomplish the goals, I envisioned students competing against me in various indoor and outdoor kinesthetic games.
There are four components to the Circle of Courage: belonging, mastery, independence, and generosity. Each of these areas provides important values, lessons, and concepts for students.
Lots of yoga poses are actually very simple, focusing on breathing and body awareness rather than flexibility or strength. Plus, kids enjoy them! Here are five basic poses to try with your students, including info on the specific benefits each provides.
For educators, any piece of technology that saves time and makes instruction easier can be a lifesaver! We asked our community of educators on Facebook what their favorite piece of classroom technology is. Here’s a few of our favorite responses.
By removing the common barriers that your students struggle with as they learn to read, audiobooks can be a very powerful tool to support their fluency and comprehension skills while they’re still working on those underlying foundational elements. Here are some reasons why you should start using audiobooks for ELA instruction and some tips and resources to get you started.