Countdown

Teacher Tip – How the Simplest Trick Can Be Most Effective


Using a countdown in class is a basic way to regain control. While for many of us this may be an obvious technique, I recently had a teaching assistant who was amazed by its power…

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Mutual Respect - Learning From Your Students In The Classroom or Community

Teacher Tip – Learning from your Students in the Classroom or Community


Following on from last week’s article we wanted to continue the theme of learning as a teacher. This time, how can a teacher learn from their students in the classroom or community? Why is non-collaborative teaching…

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Learning While Teaching - How to Continue Growing

Teacher Tip – The Most Important Thing All Teachers Must Do


As a teacher, it is important to continually grow and learn in order to help your students do the same. One of the most valuable things I have learned as a teacher is how to…

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Consequences Strategies To Be Firm And Fair

Teacher Tip – Strategies To Be Fair and Firm With Consequences


It can be hard in class to implement consequences in a way that is fair and effective. The first step to achieving this is ensuring students are aware of the ground rules and expected behaviour…

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Girl with her finger on her lips encouraging silence.

Teacher Tip | How to Use Silence in Classroom Management


We’ve all been in situations where noise is getting a little out of hand with our students or children. Sometimes it can be difficult to resist the urge to scream oneself, but is there a…

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