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”

How to Avoid Micromanaging Employees

How to Avoid Micromanaging Employees Leaders mean well. They do not always get it right, however—managing employees, that is. Science psychology shares survey results that 70 percent of employees are unhappy with their jobs. If you look around your own workspace you may discover that some of your colleagues are indeed unhappy and if given theContinue reading “How to Avoid Micromanaging Employees”

How to Motivate Yourself to Study

How to Motivate Yourself to Study Although American College Testing (ACT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores are not required for students to submit their scores for college consideration in every single state in America, there are, nevertheless, other important responsibilities for every student to sustain: In addition to receiving school instruction, students must learn howContinue reading “How to Motivate Yourself to Study”

How to Motivate Students to Think Critically with Ideas from Piaget and Vygotsky

How to Motivate Students to Think Critically with Piaget and Vygotsky:  Ask Doc “Learning is more than the acquisition of the ability to think; it is the acquisition of many specialized abilities for thinking about a variety of things.”—Lev Vygotsky “Education, for most people, means tying to lead the child to resemble the typical adultContinue reading “How to Motivate Students to Think Critically with Ideas from Piaget and Vygotsky”

How to Motivate Leaders to be Great

How to Motivate Leaders to be Great “Hi, Doc!” “Oh, hello, Samuel.” “Have you met our new school leader?” “No, not as of yet: I am hoping he will make rounds to personally introduce himself to his staff before the common staff meeting. . ..” “Yeah. That would be nice. I doubt it, though. Who doesContinue reading “How to Motivate Leaders to be Great”

How to Use a Rubric to Facilitate Learning

How to use a Rubric to Facilitate Student Learning Teachers must provide a way for students to select their own grades. Often towards end of a grading period students would ask for bonus points or extra assignments to complete to increase their grade average. Some teachers may feel annoyed with this question yet often succumbContinue reading “How to Use a Rubric to Facilitate Learning”

How to Inspire Students to Respect Authority

How to Inspire Students to Respect Authority Now that school is officially over for academic year 2019-2020, time is of essence that teachers begin planning for the next school year. While the most important entity on the agenda should be student and staff safety, especially in light of Coronavirus outbreak, the trust is there, accordingContinue reading “How to Inspire Students to Respect Authority”

How to Motivate Students to be Excellent

How to Motivate Students to be Excellent Research shares human traits as (1) intuitive (2) self-centered (3) emotional (4) social (5) MOTIVATED and (6) hopeful. If humans have these traits in common, is it not logical to infer that many students may be capable of learning better in school if they focused more on their humanContinue reading “How to Motivate Students to be Excellent”

How to Promote Students to Learn McClelland’s Way

How to Motivate Students to Learn McClelland’s Way Motivation tends to be that thingamajig that sparks action from people to conduct their will, and it does not appear to be a major consideration when asking people to do simple tasks, such as “sit up; complete your work.” Yet, motivation is the prime-key to eliciting the movementContinue reading “How to Promote Students to Learn McClelland’s Way”

How to Self-Regulate Learning

How to Self-Regulate Learning Hi, Susan. Hello, Doc. Break time. (laughs) No problem. Have a seat. (smiles) What are you doing? Analyzing student data, seeing that the learning standards continue to hang below expectations, especially among the races. The margins are wide: Baffling–(continues) Yes. fifty years of The Coleman Report (1950), the report to determine answers of theContinue reading “How to Self-Regulate Learning”