Give them praise for their accomplishments. Give them activities that will allow them to move around. Use humor when teaching. Challenge them on a regular basis. Use games to improve learning. Use competition whenever possible. Cut down on writing activities. Show them a good example. Keep directions clear and brief. Use technology to reinforce learning.
Successful teachers have precise objectives. Successful teachers have a sense of purpose. Successful teachers know when to listen to students and ignore them. Successful teachers have a positive attitude. Successful teachers expect their students to succeed. Successful teachers have a sense of humor. Successful teachers use praise smartly. Successful teachers know how to take risks.… [read more]
Know the school policies and procedures. Familiarize yourself with the school. Meet your coworkers. Get your room organized. Have all materials ready for the first day. Get there early. Have lesson plans for the first 2 weeks. Greet each student and begin to learn their names. Go over rules and procedures with your students. Start… [read more]