The ultimate list of teaching strategies

The Ultimate List of Teaching Strategies

One of the best qualities a teacher can have is a willingness to try new teaching strategies.

In Effective Teaching and Learning, educational researcher Naga Subramani argues that an effective teacher:

“Constantly renews himself [or herself] as a professional on his [or her] quest to provide students with the highest quality of education possible. This teacher has no fear of learning new teaching strategies or incorporating new technologies into lessons.

Is that you?

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50+ School Safety Tips for 2019

What worries parents and teachers the most?

If you took a survey, a huge majority would claim school safety as a top contender.

Turn on the news or check social media on any given day. You’ll quickly notice that school safety is one of society’s biggest concerns right now. With the number of negative stories floating around, you might wonder if your school is safe enough.

Of your many daily responsibilities as an instructional leader, your obligation to protect staff and students is arguably the most important.

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Curriculum-Based Measurement: Top Benefits and Examples

Schools can teach academic skills 24/7/365. However, failing to measure the extent to which students are acquiring these skills can be detrimental to their educational upbringing. That’s why methods such as curriculum-based measurement, or CBM, are vital for student success.

And as a school leader, you play a critical role in fostering the right culture for student success. But how?

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Universal Design for Learning: Principles and Examples for 2019

When something is universal, it applies to everyone. So, when hearing the term universal design for learning (or UDL), it makes sense to imagine it as a blanket format that covers all students.

But is that really what UDL is all about?

In this guide, you’re going to learn that universal design for learning is focused on flexibility and adaptability to different types of students.

But that’s not all.

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How to Multiply Fractions (+ 7 Engaging Activities)

Congratulations! You’ve succeeded in teaching multiplication (in six easy steps). But now it’s time to introduce your students to multiplying fractions.

Deep breaths.

Teachers and students alike might argue this concept is more daunting than leaping from subtraction and addition to multiplication.

Fortunately, strategies exist that should make learning how to multiply fractions much easier to grasp — and we’ve compiled them for you in a clear-cut guide.

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How to Divide Fractions in 3 Easy Steps

Teaching your students how to divide fractions can be just as simple as teaching multiplication — once you know all of the little tricks to get the right answer.

When you teach division, you want to make sure your students can not only solve a problem, but that they also understand what is happening in each question.

Confused on precisely how to divide fractions? So were we. That’s why we looked into the best tools and easiest ways to make sure your class understands key concepts. You’ll be fully equipped to teach your students all kinds of fraction division questions with ease!

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20 Math Puzzles to Engage Your Students

It’s time for math class, and your students are bored.

It might sound harsh, but it’s true — only about half of students report being engaged at school, and engagement levels only drop as students get older.

Math puzzles are one of the best — and oldest — ways to encourage student engagement. Brainteasers, logic puzzles and math riddles give students challenges that encourage problem-solving and logical thinking. They can be used in classroom gamification, and to inspire students to tackle problems they might have previously seen as too difficult.

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