By Teachers, For Teachers
Students often fear math word problems, and feeling intimidated means they can’t relax and apply what they’ve learned to even the simplest problems. The resulting brain freeze serves to reinforce the idea that word problems are scary and difficult. Here are a few strategies that will thaw their attitudes and motivate your students to look forward to math problems rather than dreading them!
Teaching is not a profession known for instant gratification. Sometimes, we teachers can feel completely unappreciated, but that doesn't mean the profession doesn't have its perks. Here are 12 unexpected reasons to be thankful for being a teacher.
2006 Ohio Teacher of the Year Eric Combs combines his military background with a passion for education. After retiring from a 20-year career in the US Air Force, Combs instructed Air Force Junior ROTC and got his teaching license through a Troops to Teachers program. He taught Social Studies in an at-risk high school program that helps students adapt to high school life and improve their academic skills. Combs shares his unusual journey to becoming an award-winning teacher in this exclusive TeachHUB interview.
In a decisive victory, capping off a long and contentious campaign, President Barack Obama stood in front of his supporters in Chicago and thanked them in a rallying and inspirational acceptance speech.
The combination of music and videos can be a powerful tool to introduce, reinforce, and review key concepts in education. With internet so easily accessible in most classrooms, incorporating educational music videos as a fun learning resource is a easier than ever. Here is a list of the top 12 educational music videos.