Eight Creative Activities for Students Suffering From Trauma
Below are eight ideas to help a student process and express their trauma.
How to Create Classroom Christmas Decorations on a Budget
Christmas decorations can be expensive – but they don’t need to be. In fact, “cheap” decorations can be more meaningful. Let’s look at a few ideas to get you started for elementary age students.
Christmas Classroom Craft: Skip Counting Booklets
Give your child some practice with even numbers while creating a cute Christmas keepsake.
Ideas for Keeping Students Learning as Christmas Approaches
As a teacher, do you struggle with keeping your students focused as Christmas vacation inches forward?
Seven Reasons We Can Be Thankful for Teachers
Many of us can recall a special teacher from our past who made an impact in our lives. Teachers are some of the most influential people in the world. Why is that?
Ten Ways Teachers Can Cultivate Gratitude
November involves the U.S. holiday of Thanksgiving, which focuses on gratitude. But worldwide, everyone can still experience long-term benefits from practicing gratitude.
Tips for Tackling Anxiety
Anxiety Tops the List for Teachers and Teens
10 Ways to Engage Students with Humor
Indulging your students in comedy can be an effective way to help pupils pay attention. An amusing comment can grab a student’s attention who might be struggling with attentiveness.
Helping Students Cope with the Traumas of War
Helping Students Cope with the Traumas of War Author: Lauren Craft The sound was unforgettable. Zara* was sitting in class listening to her teacher, as she did every day. Then a loud sound pierced her ears as the room shook. The cause was not immediately clear. Panic filled her veins. Students and teachers rushed outside.
Simple Ways to Blend Moral Values in Your Teaching
Simple Ways to Blend Moral Values in Your Teaching Author: Beth Lueders Learning is a process and can truly be a joy of discovery for children of all ages. As a teacher, you have the privilege of directing your students to understand new concepts and facts that they can use for good the rest of their
Respite and Rhythms of Rest
We must regularly and consistently care for ourselves. Challenge yourself to see true refreshment as a necessary part of your life.
Telling Students You Are Leaving
Ten Ways to Tell Students You’re Leaving Author: Beth Runkle “What, you’re leaving?” my students said. They had a hard time accepting the fact that I would be teaching at another school because my husband’s work had relocated my family. Students who have bonded with a teacher can face real anxiety knowing that their beloved