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The A.C.T. Strategy Part 1 of 3 Prison. Juvenile detention centers. The mean streets of the city. All of these things and more are possibilities for kids these days. I know, because I've been there myself. One simple, stupid mistake made when I was a teenager led to four hard years in a correctional facility, and during that time I spent nearly every day feeling like I had completely destroyed my chances of having a life. It's a harsh, empty feeling and one that nobody
Have you ever been sitting in class or a lecture or just listening to someone speaking using the same word or phrase over and over again, (e.g. 'ah'; 'OK') so that it becomes distracting? Yes, you have! All of us have words or phrases that we are prone to use often. One such phrase might be, 'That's OK'. It is fine to use these phrases often if they are used in the right context. However, it is not 'okay' to use them as 'space fillers' as you think of what you want to say next. A pause in your speaking is better, as it can create a sense of anticipation in your students about what comes next a
Preamble: Marking traditional pen on paper examinations and written assignments can be first and foremost, time consuming. Secondly, they require you to create consistency so that each student gains a fair mark. Thirdly, since much of the marking of assessment is done after school hours, teachers enter a period of time where tiredness can lead accidentally to errors in the marking of students' work.
Here are several ideas that you may want to try using in your own classroom. They have made my life easier, and I am sure they will do the same for you as well! One of the best things you can do as a teacher is "arm" yourself with knowledge that will help improve your classroom management skills, teach you how to prevent and deal with behavior problems, and help you plan lessons more effectively.
Quality knowledge is the solution to ignorance. Ignorance is not a lack of information but the absence of quality and positive knowledge. The degree of quality and positive knowledge determines the degree of human enlightenment and civilization.
Communication between people who have a task to achieve is crucial. And what more important job is there than educating a child? It's a monumental undertaking, but fortunately, the efforts of a few improve exponentially when everyone is working together.