Classroom Management

Guidelines For Using Praise & Feedback To Motivate Your Students

Guidelines For Using Praise & Feedback To Motivate Your Students

People produce good results when they feel good about themselves. Correctly implementing praise in the classroom can be a powerful motivational device. Feedback is a necessary ingredient for motivating and increasing student learning. What follows are some practical guidelines for effectively using praise and feedback in the classroom. 

Super Tips for the 1st Day of School

Super Tips for the 1st Day of School

Whether you are a rookie or a veteran teacher, we all experience feelings of excitement and worry about the first day of school. Making a good first impression and setting the classroom atmosphere is certainly a high priority for most teachers. Nearly all teachers begin the school year by introducing their class rules. A good way to make certain that your students will definitely, "tune-you-out" on the first day is to devote too much time reviewing rules, expectations and procedures.