Wednesday Wisdom

Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility’s Kristin Stuart Valdes believes that conflicts are some of the best teachable moments that arise in our classrooms.

In order to truly teach our students, we must be willing to learn from them. At the start of this new semester, take time to ask your students where they would like their journey to take them beyond school.

Minimizing the amount of talking that you do will make a difference in how well students listen, attend, and follow your directions.

Even experienced teachers can benefit from some new strategies to grab the attention of students. Here are a few ideas gathered from Edutopia’s teaching community.