Teachers can help students strengthen their brain's executive function with "workouts" in which they practice pausing, prioritizing, improving their working memory, and mapping their options.

Strategies for Students With Scattered Minds

Strategies for Students With Scattered Minds -- Teachers can help students strengthen their brain's executive function with "workouts" in which they practice pausing, prioritizing, improving their working memory, and mapping their options.

Your students' level of motivation plays an important role in your classroom. Use this resource to find creative ways to increase student interest in your lessons. New teachers will find this advice particularly valuable. (Grades K-12)

Motivating Your Students: Teaching Advice & Tips (Grades K-12)

Your students' level of motivation plays an important role in your classroom. Use this resource to find creative ways to increase student interest in your lessons. New teachers will find this advice particularly valuable.

The 7 Styles of Learning. Posted by Griffin Pena and is a GREAT visual for learning styles. Which are you?

The 7 styles of learning: visual: spatial solitary: intrapersonal social: interpersonal linguistic physical: kinesthetic logical: mathematical

To avoid turning into that boring teacher, try waiting longer for student responses, teaching "do not call on me" signals, and enjoying these young people for who they are.

3 Ways to Be Less Boring

STUDENT ENGAGEMENT 3 Ways to Be Less Boring To avoid turning into that boring teacher, try waiting longer for student responses, teaching "do not call on me" signals, and enjoying these young people for who they are. By Jonathan Eckert

This week on TeacherVision, we're focused on social-emotional learning and character education.  From dealing with teasing and managing anger to encouraging positive character development and instilling a sense of leadership, our new resources from Free Spirit Publishing will help guide your students towards becoming their best selves. Keep reading for five pieces to get you started!

New This Week: Free Spirit Publishing's Social-Emotional Resources

Do you want to get your students more engaged and excited to learn? Well, you’re in luck. Student engagement can be achieved through small changes in the classroom. If you are seeking to improve student engagement without making major changes to your curriculum or creating a mountain of work for yourself, here are a few small tips for big change in student engagement.

5 Easy Tips for Increasing Student Engagement

Do you want to get your students more engaged and excited to learn? Well, you’re in luck. Student engagement can be achieved through small changes in the classroom. If you are seeking to improve student engagement without making major changes to your curriculum or creating a mountain of work for yourself, here are a few small tips for big change in student engagement.

A learning center is a self-contained section of the classroom in which students engage in independent and self-directed learning activities. Get information on learning centers and how to incorporate them in to your instructional routine using this advice. (Grades Pre-K-12)

Learning Centers: Tips & Advice for Teachers (Grades K-12)

A learning center is a self-contained section of the classroom in which students engage in independent and self-directed learning activities

An inspirational group of 6th-graders have released a catchy rap video on education that's been shared -- and learned -- by thousands.  Terrance Sims is the 6th-grade math teacher who recorded the rap with his class from Milwaukee Excellence School in Milwaukee.  Sims said he's been using hip-hop to get his students excited to learn. The video and song, "Excellence First," encourages the message of staying in school.

Meet the 6th-graders whose inspiring rap video on education went viral

An inspirational group of graders have released a catchy rap video on education that's going viral.

Improve students' writing skills with these 25 ways to motivate young writers. (Grades PreK-6) Great for new teachers and elementary teachers looking to build writing skills in their classrooms!

25 Ways to Motivate Young Writers

Improve students' writing skills with these 25 ways to motivate young writers. (Grades Great for new teachers and elementary teachers looking to build writing skills in their classrooms!

With so much time now spent reviewing for tests, here are five ways to improve the quality of both instruction and assessment in your classroom.

Review Overload and How to Keep Content Fresh

Engage your students in exciting class activities with the help of our downloadable teachers' worksheests. Start planning today!

Printable Worksheets for Teachers (K-12

Printable Worksheets for Teachers - TeacherVision

Want greater engagement from your students? "Hook" them with this assignment.

By John Hardison - An assignment that generates student engagement for student agency learning through collaboration and acting.

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