• Teacher Tips

    Creating a Great Learning Environment

    Summer is again coming to a close and, with that, school is again set to open their doors. You’ll immediately know when school is about to start when stores start stacking bins and storing shelves full of school supplies. Parents and kids are whipped into a frenzy, buying school supplies left and right. But it’s not just the parents and kids who are also enticed by all these school supply havens; teachers are also busy brainstorming how best to decorate their classrooms. Undeveloped focus of attention Ever since we were little, the majority of our nursery and kindergarten classrooms are always fondly remembered as colorful and fun learning environments. However, in…

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    8 Things to Learn from Fictional Teachers

    Sometimes, it is the script; sometimes, it is the character per se. Regardless of which, everyone has learned a lot from inspiring teachers in the movies. Here are eight amazing fictional professors every student wished they had in school and what they instilled in everyone’s hearts and minds. Dumbledore, Harry Potter The head of House Gryffindor and the Headmaster of Hogwarts, Professor Dumbledore is not only these but is also the greatest wizard the world of Harry Potter has ever known. What more can a student want? Despite all the magic anyone could ever think of, Professor Dumbledore taught everyone that words are mere words and do not mean anything. It…

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    A Teacher’s Guide to Spending a Relaxing Weekend

    When students hear the word “break,” their eyes sparkle like diamonds. For some teachers, however, having a break may mean having the time to finish some papers or reports or having to read books and complete overdue research. Teachers are humans, too. As humans, we need a “break” in the real sense of the word. However, as a teacher, set yourself guidelines as to what you want to accomplish on these breaks. A bit of downtime makes a world of difference to your working week. 1. Never procrastinate. If you want a worry-free weekend, the first step is to get rid of school matters bugging your mind. How do you…