In my classroom, I focus on taking the time to intentionally and thoughtfully form positive and meaningful relationships with my students.
Teachers are dedicated. They’re trying to make the best of the challenges that the pandemic is presenting. But their stress levels are months ahead of what they should be.
There have been no outright wars between the world’s major powers since WWI. It’s this fact that causes some to say the UN Security Council has successfully served its purpose.
It can be incredibly easy to treat lesson planning like a checklist. Objective: check. Standards: check. Activity: check. Education experts say there is a better way.
The current thinking on discipline is preemptive, rather than reactive. Change how you run your classroom, experts suggest, and discipline issues will no longer be a problem.
Conflict-resolution skills don’t come naturally. They are learned, observed, and practiced. The classroom is a great place to safely work on these skills.