How to set up a classroom blog. This is a simple guide to help you get started in your classroom.
You can connect with your students. Here are five ways I strive to do this in my own classroom. (In a piece I wrote for the Atlantic.com)
95% of what you accomplish is because of your habits. What are the habits in the classroom that will help you reach more students?
If you want to help tomorrow be better than today, put financial literacy into your school's program. In fact, I would venture to say that your community will reap the benefits in the years to come as students learn how to manage their money and balance their checkbook. I teach accounting and wish that every student knew how to balance a checkbook. They also need to know the difference between secured and unsecured debt. Spend less than you make, period.
“You may not realize it, but these three events are part—and an excellent illustration—of the global financial literacy crisis, one of the overriding problems of the modern financial world.”
Congratulations to Linda Yollis and her student bloggers, they have just hit 100,000 visitors. Good for them. She runs a great classroom blog. Learn from her and her third graders.
This lesson plan encourages students to mash up and annotate a New York Times article. They recommended that you use Wikispaces, but a diigo shared group would be the easiest.
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Tips for minimizing teacher stress
- Discover 10 stress-busting secrets for healthy teachers. What simple routines will help you handle the stress?
- Simple advice for coping with stress at work.
- Learn tips to help you deal with difficult colleagues and students (even those who "hate" you -- yes it is possible!)