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Maybe it's time to bring back multiple recesses

I had a few classes this past year with students that were particularly active.   There were days where it was a struggle to get much done.   189 more words

Classroom Management

Beyond roll call? Two takes on attendance policies.

To take roll, or not to take roll. That is the question. How best to keep track of our minions in class?

Maybe Gru is right… perhaps a roll call is necessary in order to keep our students present and on task; maybe we should “revisit how many vacation days they get.” But do we have to take the roll to achieve the objective of present, engaged students? 1,577 more words

Teaching Tips: The Classroom

And so it all begins

My TaLK journey has officially begun! Orientation started today, and we’ve already been presented with so much information. But first, check out my accommodations. This is my first time moving in in Korea. 957 more words


Just 5 Things

Student evaluations have always carried an inherent element of stress. Something that should, in theory, be a beneficial tool, oftentimes accomplishes exactly the opposite. Even after being told that the evaluations are completely anonymous, some students worry if they rate the teacher poorly they might suffer retaliation. 765 more words

Classroom Management

Raising Hands in Class

Have you ever read a tweet, and it just resonated with you?  It expressed exactly what you felt?  I loved the quote by @lester_laminack that @donalynbooks tweeted back in June.  410 more words


Classroom Management Ideas

Daily Picture Schedule

Some children might be knew to learning the English Language, therefore they might not understand all the words that you are saying, but it is possible for Thai children to understand the routine of each day through pictures. 483 more words


Effective Classroom Management

An excellent video on effective classroom management in a grade 3 classroom. I particularly like the way the teacher uses constant positive praise, roams the classroom and the desk positioning. 24 more words