Keeping Up with Student Slang

Kid's Slang

With hundreds of students passing you in the school halls, you hear slang much more than parents or other adults. Rather than ignore or reject these new phrases, it’s vital to (at the very least) understand their definitions.

Helping Students Affected by the Digital Divide

A computer chasm exists for students in rural, inner-city, and international settings with limited or no computer access. A public library or school may be the only place students can access computers.

Using Differentiation in the Classroom

Square Peg, Round Hole

Differentiated instruction is the process of tailoring lessons to meet each student’s individual interests, needs, and strengths. Teaching this way gives students choice and flexibility in how they learn, and helps teachers personalize the learning for each child.

Six Ways to Help Shy Students Feel Comfortable

Help Shy Students

Whether they are an introvert or just a bit shy, dealing with a quiet child can be a challenge. Here are six things you can do as a teacher to reach out and make students feel more at ease in your classroom.