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Teaching multiple subjects

How can one deal with lack of discipline in the classroom?

There are limits to what teachers can do to maintain discipline in a classroom. Many of the factors that affect classroom behavior, including home environment, class size, and even student...

Latest answer posted April 5, 2016 1:59 pm UTC

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Teaching multiple subjects

How can teachers overcome their hesitation to use drama as a teaching aid in the classroom?

As with most forms of teacher nervousness, the main cure is simply experience. Remember that if you try something in the classroom and it does not work, it is not the end of the universe. You and...

Latest answer posted September 21, 2012 7:20 pm UTC

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Teaching multiple subjects

What are some things included in the codes of conduct that you as a teacher expect your students to follow?  

My students are required to follow a university wide honour code as well as specific departmental standards. Both are designed to maximize fairness and facilitate the creation of a positive...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2012 8:39 pm UTC

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Teaching multiple subjects

As a teacher in the future, how do I deal with unruly students or neglected?

In teaching students, classroom management is key to keeping students focused and on task. With unruly students, I first talked to the student privately to find out the problem. Maybe they didn't...

Latest answer posted October 23, 2011 12:13 pm UTC

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What principle would you follow to select reading materials for teaching English as a second language?

Research in the area of SLA shows that Extensive Reading Programs (ERP's) are highly conducive to second language learning in terms of exposure, comprehension, and retention. For this reason, the...

Latest answer posted October 24, 2012 5:39 pm UTC

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Teaching multiple subjects

Could you help me develop strategies that will develop activities to help students understand narrative texts?

There are several activities that can help students better read and comprehend narrative texts. My own strategy is to separate out the major elements of the narrative and have students work...

Latest answer posted April 22, 2012 1:58 am UTC

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How much input do you believe teachers, parents, and administrators should have in selecting the classroom readers...

I agree the strongest voice should be the teachers. Experts in that particular area of study should be the ones determining the curriculum. Teachers should also have the strongest voice because...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2011 11:31 pm UTC

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How might you introduce and explain portfolios to students at 4-6 grade level and how can they be used as guides to...

This is a great question. I have created a little portfolio for my son starting from second grade. We call it a special person box. In light of this, it is more than possible to explain the concept...

Latest answer posted March 13, 2012 3:36 am UTC

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