Timers for the classroom are the easiest classroom management strategy. In today’s fast-paced world, effective time management is a skill everyone needs. Why Do We Need Timers For The Classroom? Students who are on the cusp of shaping their future. Timers, though seemingly simple tools, can be game-changers in a classroom environment. From keeping students
Today, we will take a deep dive into the Reggio Emilia Method. The Reggio Emilia educational approach is a unique method that focuses on the holistic development of young children’s ideas. What is the Reggio Emilia Method? The Reggio Emilia educational approach is a unique method that focuses on the holistic development of young children.
Is Manga Literature? In this deep dive into the world of manga, we will explore the origins of this art form, delve into its immense popularity, and uncover the secrets behind its enduring appeal. Is Manga Literature? What Do You Know About Manga? As more and more young people are finding joy in reading manga,
These children’s books by authors of color are specifically for children 5 and under. We can teach children about empathy when they’re young. Children’s Books by Authors of Color I teach in South Los Angeles. My students live in a world where everyone looks like them, but for a long time school’s didn’t didn’t teach
Project-based Learning is great for kids. In this article, we’ll explore how to use project-based learning with English and Science, and I have free printable labs for you! Introduction In today’s rapidly evolving world, it is crucial to equip young learners with the necessary skills to navigate through various challenges. English language proficiency is crucial
A brief history of teacher shirts, classroom fashion, and cute t-shirt finds! Perfect for Back-to-School! The Evolution of Teacher Shirts Step into any classroom today, and you’re likely to spot a teacher sporting a shirt that proudly showcases their profession. But have you ever wondered how these humble garments went from being simple wardrobe staples
In this post, we will answer the question, “How much do kindergarten teachers make?” Does your district/school pay fairly? How Much Do Kindergarten Teachers Make? I taught the four year old class and kindergarten for almost eight years in Japan. When I decided to obtain my credential in America, I considered which route to go
Understanding the English Common Core Standards (CCSS) is not easy. Here’s a helpful guide for 7th grade English CCSS standards in CA. As a parent, you want your child to succeed academically and be prepared for their future. However, navigating the educational system can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to understanding the Common Core
Back to school anxiety is normal. As parents, caregivers, and educators, we can help children overcome it together. As the summer comes to an end, the anticipation of a new school year can bring about mixed emotions for both parents and children. The excitement of seeing friends, engaging in new subjects, and embarking on new
One in three teachers burns out within five years. In order to prevent teacher turnout, we must prevent teacher burnout. When I took over as head teacher at an international school in Japan, a friend told me about “black jobs”. She said that black jobs are jobs that are never-ending. Teaching is a black job.