When is the Right Time in Teaching to…?

Jeffrey KubiakAdministration, Blog, Class Management, Engagement, Innovation, Lesson Planning

In This Post: Deciding when you should, and shouldn’t, discuss controversial topics with students. Is it ever the right time for test prep? Putting on your #GritBritches and sticking your neck out for awesomeness! When is the right time to…? Such an ever-present question, right? Have you ever found yourself wondering, “Is now a good time to discuss ____?” or … Read More

The First Moments of Instruction

Bryan ZwemkeBlog, Class Management, Engagement, Lesson Planning

In This Post The beginning to any classroom can be enhanced & elevated Opportunities for student voice can add additional layers to the success of starting a class off right Technology can add a new layer to the first moments of instruction. Try it out! Starting instruction for a student happens everyday, multiple times a day and the students and … Read More

The Simple Way to Reach Behaviorally Challenging Students

Francesca RivelliniBlog, Class Management, Engagement, Innovation

THE SIMPLE WAY TO REACH BEHAVIORALLY CHALLENGING STUDENTS

In this Post: Managing behaviors in the classroom can actually be pretty simple. Every teacher is capable of managing behaviors in their classroom. When we think about behavior, we tend to think about rules and consequences, but it’s not about that. Our classroom expectations need to be generalized to the real world. Setting effective expectations is the one thing that … Read More

Create Your Own Breakout EDU or Escape Room Challenge

Erin HallBlog, Innovation, Lesson Planning

Create Your Own Breakout or Escape Room Challenge

I love the concept of Escape Rooms and Breakout EDU challenges! I think escape rooms and breakout EDU challenges are great ways to encourage teamwork, build a strong and positive classroom culture, and engage students with challenging ideas in a low-stress (but high-fun!) way. Over the last year, I’ve created my own version of a hybrid-Escape/Breakout Challenge that is very … Read More