Do you feel like your stacks of papers keep growing? Paperwork can add stress to an already stressful job. Just like you have a system for your discipline, you need a system for managing your paperwork. Once you find a system that works for you, you will still have too much paperwork, but it feel more manageable and little less stressful. Read more.
See if this student sounds familiar to you . . . . Casey the Connector loves to make connections. Casey can make a connection anytime, anywhere, for any lesson you might teach. Casey is the master connector! The only drawback to these wonderful connections is they occur at the most inopportune times . . . by blurting his or her thoughts in the middle of your lesson. As a teacher, you are happy that this obviously very bright student is taking your lesson to a deeper level, but these interruptions upset the flow of the lesson. What is a teacher to do? You don’t want to quash his or her enthusiasm, but it can get your class off the topic at hand. Read more.
I think we can all agree that if you are a teacher, you will occasionally come home stressed out, right? There are a variety of reasons for the stress. If the reason is due to a student with behavior problems I have a tip for you. Read more.
Is this the year that you got “that” class? Sometimes it is a matter of personalities that are do not belong together. Read more.