Teaching Tip # 10 – Bellringers

Learning Starts Before the Bell Students begin walking into your room. What is the first thing they do? The answer might be a bellringer. Bellringers go by many other names, such as openers, journals, or daily work. They are small assignments that students work on as they enter the classroom. This strategy is very effective …

Teaching Tip #8 – Engaging in Learning

Six strategies to help engage your students in learning – Part 1 You’ve designed a great lesson full of great strategies that lead your students in their learning. You begin the lesson, but within the first few minutes, the students have checked out. Something didn’t engage your students through the lesson. What did you do …