How to Prepare for Your Final Exams

The end of February means that final exams for the spring semester are approaching. Certainly they are stressful but they are also a way you can showcase the knowledge and skills you acquired during the semester. Preparation is a key to passing your final exams. In this blog post you will find some tips on […]

Successful Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities

Research continues to confirm that we can teach students with learning disabilities to “learn how to learn.” We can put them into a position to compete and hold their own. Some intervention practices that produce large outcomes are: direct instruction; learning strategy instruction; and using a sequential, simultaneous structured multi-sensory approach. Teachers who apply those […]

Few Things to Know Before You Start Teaching!

As professional teachers, we all go through the adversity of student teaching.  This true introduction to teaching, whether positive, negative, or both, gives the candidate hope to gain enough experience to enable to hold their own when first landing a job. Here are 10 tips all physical education teachers should know before they begin teaching! […]

What makes a teacher successful?

Having an expertise in reading, writing, math or science is necessary, but the ability to transfer that knowledge into another person is what makes an excellent instructor stand out. What good is it if a teacher has all the facts, but cannot communicate them in a way that others can comprehend? Aside from comprehending the […]

Teaching Techniques- Flipped Classroom (Inverting your class):

What Will I Learn? Understand the nature of Flipped Learning Determine how to integrate Flipped Learning into their current syllabus Design lesson plans for Flipped Learning Create engaging video lectures Faciliate in-class activities using Team-based learning Requirements Students only need the love for teaching and the want for trying new method of teaching to join […]

Classroom discipline and problems-Managing Disruptive Classroom Behaviour

Typical Classroom Problems • Unprepared Students – Students who come to class without the proper equipment or without having read the required materials • Inattentive Students – Students who sleep or read newspapers/magazines, use cell phones for talking/texting or eat in class, and shuffle papers or rummage • Aggressive Students – Students who argue with […]

Strategies for Classrooms-Problem based learning

Problem-Based Learning (PBL) is a teaching method in which complex real-world problems are used as the vehicle to promote student learning of concepts and principles as opposed to direct presentation of facts and concepts. In addition to course content, PBL can promote the development of critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, and communication skills. It can […]

Strategies for Classrooms-Activities and games-Alligator River

Props/Prep: Yes Time: 20-30 min Audience: Any (groups) Physical: No Activity: This activity is focused on participant discussion, prioritizing, and consensus. During this activity, groups of participants must work collaboratively and make concessions in order to reach success. A discussion based activity. You must provide each participant with the alligator river story. Time requirements: 20-30 minutes […]

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