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The 10 Best Projectors for the Classroom 2020

The 10 Best Projectors for the Classroom 2020

Are you not a tech-savvy teacher that needs help choosing the best projector for your classroom? Are you a tech-savvy teacher that still needs help deciding which projector to purchase for your classroom? This buyer’s guide is here to help you out! Using specifications of different projectors will allow you to compare and contrast these top 10 projectors for the classroom.
Best projectors at glance

Epson VS250 SVGA Projector

The 10 Best Teacher Bags of 2020

The 10 Best Teacher Bags of 2020

Whether this is your first year of teaching or you are close to retiring, having a reliable bag is important for any teacher. We have researched numerous bags to find the best 10 teacher bags of 2020 that are stylish and get the job done! Every teacher can find a bag on this list that will fit his/her desires and needs.
Best Teacher Bags at glance

Women’s Laptop Tote Bag, USB Teacher Bag by MONSTINA

Vooks – Animated Story Books

Vooks – Animated Story Books

What is Vooks?
I heard about Vooks a while ago, but only recently, I had a closer look at the app as they currently offer a one-year free subscription to all teachers.

30 of the Best Teacher Halloween Costumes 2020

30 of the Best Teacher Halloween Costumes 2020

When I had more time, I used to make my own costumes and it was lots of fun. I had many ideas and I was sure, that no other teacher would wear the same costume. But times have changed and my job as a teacher is now busier than ever. I do not have that much time and energy anymore to create my own costumes.
There are so many great and cheap teacher Halloween costumes on Amazon, which I can recommend to all of my colleagues. I sat together with a few other teachers and started the research to put together a list of the best 30 teacher Halloween costumes. When we put together a list of our favourites, we were laughing and we can not wait for …

Easy Volunteer Appreciation Gifts

Easy Volunteer Appreciation Gifts

Your volunteer´s work can not be taken for granted. They spend their free time helping their fellow human beings, and for that, they deserve appreciation gifts more than ever. Volunteers help to keep organizations running, many communities would not be running, and many services could not work without their help.
An honest Thank-you is therefore the least we can do to show our appreciation.  We know how vital their work and commitment is, and their work must be recognized.
The little word “thank you” is powerful and can do a lot, and the best, it is for free and can be said at any time.
By saying thank you, we convey respect and show that the achievements of our volunteer´…

Classroom Activities

Classroom Activities

In this article we want to talk about the importance of classroom activities. Below you will also find some of our favourite activities, suitable for all ages and subjects.
Classroom activities are not only beneficial for students. Quick and easy activities can bring a lot of fun back to the classroom and can bring the focus of the students back. If you can complement the learning process with classroom activities. you feel find that it helps enhance the learning process, presentation, and teaching inside and outside the classroom. 
Classroom activities are done by students in the …

Scaffolding Education methods to use with your students

Scaffolding Education methods to use with your students

Scaffolding is a temporary support from the teacher to help students to achieve proficiency. Scaffolding is gradually removed by the teacher as the students improved.

Inclusive education and its benefits

Inclusive education and its benefits

Inclusive Education is about scheming our educational institution so that all kids can actively get involved in activities in the classroom. It is not only about discovering and using different ways to advance relationships between students and teachers, but also something that every child benefits from. 
Because teachers work together with children, the children can take part in all activities together. It is essential that every child is actively involved in the learning process. 

Classroom Management Strategies

Classroom Management Strategies

Seeing a teacher with good classroom management strategies feels magical. The truth is that every teacher can learn classroom management strategies by studying them, inquiring from other teachers what they do, and even talking with school heads about what they have seen that can help.
Here are things to think about in your quest for proper classroom management strategies.
Build relationships
Building relationships with the students is the most productive classroom management strategies. When students confide in their teachers, they put in more effort to abide by the rules. …

What is Differentiated Instruction?

What is Differentiated Instruction?

Differentiated instruction consists of tailoring an educator’s teaching style to fit the needs of all individuals. There are different ways that instructors can change up their teaching styles to accommodate learners. By leveraging differentiated learning, instructors can ensure that their students are met at their comfort level. As classrooms become more and more diverse, the importance of differentiated instruction makes itself evident. 

Teaching Styles

Teaching Styles

Every teacher has its own style. The style depends on varying factors, on the activity itself and the students. Teaching style is also a result of individuals characteristics of the teacher’s personality. Here is an highlight of the five major teaching styles:
Teacher as an authority
This is known as “The Authority Style.” The teacher regards his student more as an object rather than as equal person in the activity. For this reason, the teacher disjoints himself from the group. This authority teacher is in sole control. This style is more renowned in tertiary institutions. The authority method can work when working with older students, who require memorization and do not …

What is Zoom and how to use it

What is Zoom and how to use it

When you are tutoring online, then you want to make sure that you use the best tools at your disposal. After all, your main goal is to ensure that your students can succeed.
As an online tutor, I have already used a wide range of tools, just like many other tutors. However, there is a tool that I find crucial and that I use all the time – Zoom.
What is Zoom?
Put merely, Zoom is a unique video conferencing platform that helps you interact with your students by only using a camera and a microphone. …

Advantages Of Online Tutoring

Advantages Of Online Tutoring

6 Advantages Of Online Tutoring
When you already have teaching skills and experience, then you know that online tutoring is the future. The truth is that many people are looking for how to tutor online since they also understand there are so many benefits. 
One of the things that you should keep in mind is that online tutoring is really simple nowadays. After all, there are many different online tutoring platforms you can use not to mention the Internet. 
No Travel Time:
Whether you live in a small town or a big city. Tutoring online had is a big …

CBD Oil for Teachers

CBD Oil for Teachers

More and more teachers suffer from mental illness and are threatened with burnout.
Every day, teachers are exposed to many stresses which can lead to early retirements, burnouts and depression and the number of affected teachers with mental disorders is increasing.  Many factors are responsible for this and every teacher complains about different stresses. Some feel stressed because of unmotivated and behaviourally conspicuous pupils, some talk about unintelligent parents. Even social media can create stress and depression. CBD oil is the latest trend against stress. But when is it OK for teachers to use it? At first we should talk about understanding the difference between positive and negative …

IQ test for kids

IQ test for kids

When should your kid really have an IQ test, how would that work and what would the result tell you? We have answers.
Children go through different stages of development at their own pace. When it comes to intelligence, a child rarely resembles another. If a child’s performance is in the average of its peers, parents are often not very concerned about the intelligence of their child. If a child’s performance is above or below average, parents and teachers often think about an IQ test.
MOST school systems and overcrowded classrooms often don’t allow customized learning experiences to children. It is up to the parents to find the talents of their kids and sometimes an IQ …

5th Grade Reading Comprehension

5th Grade Reading Comprehension

Strategies to Improve 5th Grade Reading Comprehension
You might not have signed up for chalk stains on your pants or recess duty but if you want to improve and advance 5th grade reading comprehension skills of your child its time to start thinking like a teacher. I mean, it is important for the parent to familiarize and educate themselves on the skills and strategies that teachers employ when preparing students to read and make sense out of what they have just read. And though reading comprehension …

4th Grade Reading Comprehension

4th Grade Reading Comprehension

4th Grade Reading Comprehension: Inspiring the Transition to an Independent Reader
Indeed, 4th grade is a big transition for students as they begin moving from just learning to read to reading and understanding. I mean, at fourth grade, students begin to encounter increasingly difficult texts. For this reason, it is a natural thing for teachers and parents to want to help their children and students avoid the so-called “4th-grade slump” when 4th grade reading comprehension seems to go down the drain. Though reading comprehension is the simple act of understanding and making sense out…

Best Shoes for Teachers

Best Shoes for Teachers

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As the early years of the 20th century saw many parts of America reeling under the effects of Hookworm infection, the impact of the disease is in the economic and financial landscape of the country. One of the main reasons for the spread of this infection was the lack of proper footwear. Therefore, even walking around in the backyard without footwear made people susceptible to the condition.
Since these days are gone, where deadly infections rule people’s lives, we are here to write about the perfect footwear for teachers. While we are self-sufficient in matters of health, the importance of having …

Alligator vs Crocodile: What’s the Difference?

Alligator vs Crocodile: What’s the Difference?

Imagine this, you are canoeing on a river during a sweltering afternoon, and you see what looks like a floating log on murky waters. Without warning, it starts moving closer, and you see eyes poking above the water, and all of a sudden, it is looking at you. And now you know its time to get out of there as fast as you can.
 
 
Quickly …

How to Design a Tutoring Flyer

How to Design a Tutoring Flyer

As the internet becomes more and more integrated with the basic fabrics of modern life, demand for online tutoring services is on the rise creating new opportunities for those with the expertise and skills. Last year, “Smart Money” revealed that the tutoring industry had grown ten times since 2001, making it a lucrative business for anyone looking for a new career or a way to supplement their income. Therefore, if you are contemplating getting into this industry, assure that you are on the right path. The problem is, getting the right people to know about your services can be a challenging and intimidating endeavor. Luckily, if you want to expand your presence in this $10 billion worth industry, design …