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Communication Learning Objectives

Learning targets are a teacher’s best means of communication for learning objectives. Learning targets will greatly help students focus on what you want them to learn. They must be well written in student-friendly language and specific with clear and simple steps and given each school day. Think through how they fit into the bigger learning goals, so... Continue Reading →

50 Tips on Motivating Students

Know your students and use their names as often as possible.Plan for every class; never try to wing it.Pay attention to the strengths and limitations of each of your students. Reward the strengths and strengthen the weak spots.Set your room in a U-shape to encourage interaction among the students.Send lots of positive messages with posters,... Continue Reading →

Communicating with Parents

Teacher and parent meeting in classroom. Boy kid student with mother in school. Flat style vector illustration isolated on white background. I have spent most of my years in education of some sort. In some of those times, I was a Customer Service Trainer for a major bank’s headquarters in Southern California. I learned the... Continue Reading →

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