Why Supreme Court Reveals It’s Okay for Students to Grade Papers

Why Supreme Court Reveals It’s Okay for Students to Grade Papers “Hi, Doc—Report cards go out next Wednesday!” “Hi, Byron!  Yes, next Wednesday. Have you entered grades in the computer, yet?” “No, I have not. . . Waiting to hear back from a parent who complained that my grades are not valid because I allow other studentsContinue reading “Why Supreme Court Reveals It’s Okay for Students to Grade Papers”

Why Talking Teacher Tenure Is Smart

Why Talking Teacher-Tenure Is Smart “Hey, Doc! Got a minute?” “Good morning, Ginger. Yes. I have time. How are you?” “Forgive me, but I have come to gossip.” (Smiles). “Okay. I will indulge: but keep to the facts”— “I saw it with my own eyes. . . Isn’t there a teacher tenure-reason for dismissal policy?”Continue reading “Why Talking Teacher Tenure Is Smart”

How to use Stream of Consciousness to Motivate Yourself to Persevere

How to use Stream of Consciousness to Motivate Yourself to Persevere Still another day and nothing done. What’s really going on? Why am I not motivated to put action to my ideas? Perhaps my ideas are not clear enough. Perhaps I lack skills— no, no. That’s not it: I have skills. Then, in the blessed nameContinue reading “How to use Stream of Consciousness to Motivate Yourself to Persevere”

How to Motivate Teenagers to Learn

How to Motivate Teenagers to Learn In recent findings, Cognitive Neuroscience supports “yes” to rewards to enhance learning outcomes.  Agreeing, Murayama & Kitafami (2014) reveal that a modulation function by the reward network in the brain sponges on a lift to influence cognitive progress, and a number of motivational studies proves that reward systems in schoolsContinue reading “How to Motivate Teenagers to Learn”

How to Motivate Students to Copy Writings of the Greats

How to Motivate Students to Copy Writings of the Greats “My students will not write,” you complain. Why not? Have you observed their scribbles? Have you asked students why they do not write? First, determine reasons for students’ unwillingness to write, and then generate a strategy to motivate students to write. If you determine thatContinue reading “How to Motivate Students to Copy Writings of the Greats”

How Dressing Professionally Correlates with Respect and Learning

How Dressing Professionally Correlates with Respect and Learning Motivating students to be on their best behavior and to complete their class assignments start with a leader’s professional dress. While there may be other important points to consider when motivating students to learn, the professional dress is perhaps the best defense against students’ neglect of class assignments. ToContinue reading “How Dressing Professionally Correlates with Respect and Learning”

How to Motivate Student Behavior through Proactive Strategies

How to Motivate Student Behavior through Proactive Strategies Stop student misbehavior before it happens: Be Proactive. If you encounter belligerent students, ones that brazenly defy your authority and cause havoc in your classroom, you might be in desperate need to find a solution to this problem before it undermines your authority as teacher. You must be carefulContinue reading “How to Motivate Student Behavior through Proactive Strategies”

How to Punctuate Sentences while Learning to Appreciate Life

Learning How to Punctuate Sentences: Learning How to Appreciate Life A learner’s ability to apply punctuation correctly—and sometimes creatively—in writing is critically important. Without applying the proper usage of punctuation, a writer may unintentionally provide the wrong message, which, at times, can be unintentionally comical or offensive or unintelligible to read. Moreover, pertaining to school,Continue reading “How to Punctuate Sentences while Learning to Appreciate Life”

How to Manage School during COVID-19 Outbreak

How to Manage School during COVID-19 Outbreak COVID-19 is a virus that can potentially destroy lives, and it continues to be a mystery of how the virus can be obliterated. The virus may spread from person to person through spews of droplets if either person is without wearing a mask. Spread may also transpire ifContinue reading “How to Manage School during COVID-19 Outbreak”

How to Add Creativity and Teacher Autonomy to Instruction

How to Add Creativity and Teacher Autonomy to Instruction With a diverse population of students in schools at present, students must learn from standards that reflect and support the individuals they are. The old-fashioned means of teaching status quo standards to all students have failed to promote academic excellence of students across the board. All students,Continue reading “How to Add Creativity and Teacher Autonomy to Instruction”