Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Works4Me Tips


Practical classroom tips written by teachers, for teachers:

  • Parent/Teacher Conference Preparation
    Ms. Bonfilio recommends a nine-point checklist to help you best prepare for and conduct parent-teacher conferences.
  • Encouraging Students Who Refuse to Work
    By now you've encountered students who refuse to do work. It may seem hopeless, but you can reach them. Here's what veteran educators want you to know.
  • Dealing with Chatterboxes and Clowns
    Dealing with the class clown is anything but funny. Take control of your class while helping your clowns understand appropriate ways to use their gift of humor.
  • Dealing with Chatterboxes and Clowns
    Dealing with the class clown is anything but funny. Take control of your class while helping your clowns understand appropriate ways to use their gift of humor.
  • Emotional Book Club
    Ms. H created a book club that tackles life topics that students find challenging. Read about it here and see why her students finish one book and eagerly await the next.
  • Answer to Teacher Interruptions
    Ms. Johnson read a book writen by educators that outlines specific instructions to help you curb classroom interruptions. Read about the book she discovered!
  • Best of Works4Me: Back to School
    21 of the best back-to-school-themed teaching tips we’ve gathered over the years, each one authored a real expert, an educator like you.
  • Five Games To Learn Students’ Names
    Looking for a fun way to learn students’ names? Check out how these veteran educators do it.
  • Best of Works 4 Me: Mathematics
    These teaching tips and strategies will help educators prepare activites, games, and lessons for K-12 math learners.
  • Concentration
    Ms. Langenderfer put her own twist on the classic Concentration game. Students compete as teams while reviewing the entire year’s lessons, but in this game everybody wins.
  • Best of Works 4 Me: Motivating Students
    These teaching tips and strategies will help you motivate even your most reluctant learners to participate in the classroom experience.
  • Differentiated Reading
    Teaching reading is challenging when your students are at a wide range of skill levels. Here are some tips that can keep your higher level readers chellenged and your lower level readers improving!
  • Best of Works 4 Me: Spelling & Vocabulary
    Here are some tried and true tips that will help you teach two essential cornerstones of language arts: spelling and vocabulary.
  • Getting Students' Attention
    Here's an interesting way to motivate your learners: read about Mr. and Mrs. Beyer's activity that starts before students even enter the classroom!
  • Best of Works 4 Me: Transitions
    Tips and strategies to guide you and your students smoothly through the shifts and changes associated with learning, whether it's from activity to activity or from year to year.