Please raise your hand if you’ve ever felt totally exhausted after a lesson. You flop into your chair (or onto the floor) and you try to make sense of what just happened. You know the type of lesson I’m talking about – the kids just don’t, or won’t listen, they continually disrupt you when you… Read More Classroom Management Made Easy
There’s something weird about teachers, no matter how sick they are, they will always go to work! Teachers have this strange way of thinking that it is easier to go to work sick rather than having to deal with the consequences of taking a day off. I know that I have personally gone to work… Read More 5 Things To Do Before You Take a Day Off
At this time of year, I see lots and lots of pins coming through my Pinterest feed about classroom reveals. I have to admit, I often get very excited and I love to see what other people put in their rooms. But I also start to get a lot of self-doubt creep in as I… Read More What’s in my Classroom?
In the next few months, my school, like every other in my state, will be preparing their School Plan for the next three years. As with any type of planning, we have a set of guidelines that the Government and Education Department want us to follow and stick to. As part of the executive team… Read More 20 Questions to Help You Get Back on Track
Using the Super Six comprehension strategies has many benefits beyond understanding text. I use the Super Six strategies in multiple ways with my classes. This week I return to work after the Easter holidays. At the very end of last term, my Year 12 students completed their Half Yearly Exams. This entails the students completing… Read More Surprising Ways to use the Super Six
It’s time to enjoy some savings over at my Teacher’s Pay Teachers store with a site wide sale! You can save up to 28% on all of your purchases with participating stores during the site wide sale. How easy is it to save 28%? Very easy, simply go to my store by clicking the link… Read More Time to Save Some Money!
Welcome to the last post in this little Planning for Success Series. This post is more about giving your students back some responsibility as they complete their assignments, and taking it from you! If you missed the any of the previous posts, click the links below. Data Post SMART Goals post Setting Schedules post Enrol… Read More Help for Assignment Planning