Teaching students how to interact online helps ensure a good experience for both students and teachers.
Teachers know the value of establishing class routines. Good routines set the foundation for a productive year, make life easier for students and teachers, save time, and improve learning.
In an earlier article on the recent history of school reports in Australia, we briefly touched on some of the parent discontents about the quality of information communicated in reports, including teacher comments.
Such discontent appeared to justify the Federal Government's mandate in 2005 – as part of a federal funding package to the states – that schools must report in ‘plain language'.
Distance learning has forced many educators to take a closer look at traditional grading and contemplate better methods of assessment.
Following the widespread closure of schools last spring, teachers grappled with the challenges of remote learning.
The knowledge middle and high school students gain through working with mentor texts can strengthen their critical thinking skills.
When students are learning how to write, mentor texts can be a valuable tool. These published pieces provide students with a road map as they’re trying to find their own voices as writers.
Ideas on how to bring a teacher-tested activity for promoting empathy and other social skills to hybrid and remote classrooms.
Building community and developing relationships is the foundation of a successful learning environment. But what if you only see your students on a computer screen?