A critical element in any effort to minimize the spread of germs is cleaning and disinfecting shared items regularly. In schools, electronics are some of the most shared objects. Here are some key considerations and recommendations for sanitizing your electronic devices.
By Shaun Fagan
Every English-language learner (ELL) has their own unique, individual needs when it comes to gaining structural knowledge around communication. Among the main challenges they face when developing their language acquisition are:
By Shaun Fagan
Just because a student gets an A on an assignment doesn’t mean they fully understand the material. Evaluations, parent/teacher conferences, and report cards capture a snapshot of how well students are digesting classroom assignments, but none of these really show a true, detailed image of students’ performance and how they learn based on their individual styles. Here’s a trio of techniques that educators can use to further their knowledge of how their students learn.
by Shaun Fagan
A new school year is a great time to set realistic and attainable goals for ourselves and reflect on last year’s lessons learned. One important aspect of starting the year off right is getting to know your students: did you know that on average, teachers affect more than 3,000 students during their career? And when teachers spend time to get to know their students, it can have a positive effect on their performance, engagement, and even test scores.
Don’t gloss over getting to know your new students as unique individuals this year. Try using these icebreaker ideas to support a collaborative and meaningful learning environment for your classroom.