Brain-Based Research: (Part 2)
Trumpets and other brass instruments most often are used for marching and martial music — most people experience a very celebratory, happy feeling hearing this kind of music. Violins, violas,
If You Want to Learn Something–Teach it!
That’s good advice. Giving your students opportunities to “teach” each other gives them chances to exercise many skills and build their abilities as leaders and persuasive speakers. Whether working in
First Day of School Jitters
The first day of school looms ahead-and you find yourself biting your nails. It does not matter if you are a veteran teacher who has taught for thirty years or
Brain-Based Research (part 1)
“Brain-based teaching” is not just a fad in the education world; it is a scientifically based understanding of how people learn. Scientists and educators are now collaborating on studies of
Reading is One of the Most Important Things Young Children can Learn to Love
Good reading and comprehension skills start early, so it’s important to lay the foundations and get children interested in reading from an early age. Here are some tips for getting
The Importance of Project-Based Learning
If you are conducting a systematic process to bring new ideas into your classroom, but you feel unsure how to start, you may find this article useful. To conduct an
I am a retired military and elementary school teacher living in Tennessee. I am an avid reader and love to write. I am very passionate about helping teachers. I hope you find my educational tips and strategies useful and enjoy hearing about my personal journey. Thanks for visiting!
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