As a newer teacher, you probably used the grading system from student teaching or a haphazard combination of what you “heard” you should do. By taking the time to closely examine your grading policies, you can ensure that your gradebook clearly communicates your students’ … [Read more...] about TnT 4 It’s time to grade your grading policies
When was the last time you examined your classroom setup? Your classroom needs to be set up to maximize student learning while also reducing traffic and chaos. Here’s what to consider when considering a new setup. Love this show? Click HERE to grab the workbook plus other … [Read more...] about TnT 3 Why you need to rethink your classroom set up to maximize learning
Today's questions: - How to keep it together during unannounced observations. - Which grade is the easiest to teach - Whether or not you should go straight into teaching after getting your credential If you have questions that you'd like answered, email them to … [Read more...] about TnT 2 Which grade is the easiest to teach, and other questions from the web
Do you collect student feedback? If not, you should! It's a great way to know how students perceive your effectiveness, and whether or not you're creating relationships and connecting with them. It's also a quick and easy way for students to feel that they have a voice in … [Read more...] about TnT 1 Using end-of-the-year student feedback to guide your teaching
Being a new teacher is tough as it is, especially if you don't have a mentor and have to go at it alone. There are so many questions you want to ask but feel stupid doing so. There are situations in which you SHOULD ask questions, but you're so confused and overwhelmed. Who … [Read more...] about Why me? Why this podcast? Why now?