Our last blog focused on specific phrasing to get a desired answer, as opposed to the blank stare or unrelated response you're getting. Questions are such an important part of what we do as teachers! They allow us to clarify, assess level of mastery, as well as encourage a deeper understanding of material. Think about … Continue reading Part 2 – Question Your Questioning Technique
Have you ever asked a student a question, only to get a response that completely baffled you? You think, "Were they even listening?" Sometimes the response we get, isn't based on what we're asking, but how we ask it. Changing the way you question your students will drastically impact the responses you get. Simple changes to … Continue reading Did you even hear my question?
It's officially August, and it's Back to School Month! For those that have already started the 2017-18 school year, congratulations! For those that are preparing to start, good luck with that first day! As educators, we have spent countless hours getting our classrooms ready, learning new material our school's deem important, and most importantly, lesson … Continue reading Back to School – Keeping a Balance!
Although it's only the beginning of July, that scary, yet exciting first day of school is just around the corner. Whether you're a new teacher, or a veteran teacher with 20 years of experience, that first day is always something for the memory books!