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  • Implementing Student Interest Surveys: Tips for Survey Methods

    Students don't always know what they want or what they need, but sometimes, a teacher wants to get the pulse of his or her class in order to ultimately benefit the...
  • How To Find the Best Home Schooling Books

    Finding books for home schooling can be simple or hard depending on what you are looking for. Many books can be used in home schooling, but depending on your state's...
  • How To Buy Back-To-School Supplies

    C'mon, admit it -- you're excited to be getting your kids ready for the new school year. They may be grumbling, but not you. It's been almost three months...
  • How To Meet Teacher Expectations in Private Schools

    All teachers, whether at a private or public school, have high expectations for all students. Studies have shown that teachers who set high expectations for their...
  • Study Skills and Strategies for High School Students

    Does studying seem like it takes you forever and you still don't get it? Don't worry, a lot of people feel that way. People aren't born with effective study skills....
  • How To Find Primary Teaching Resources

    The Internet has made life easier for many people that are working in various professions. It has given teachers a way to connect their classrooms with the world...
  • How To Choose Teaching Materials

    With recent legislation to meet No Child Left Behind requirements, it has become essential for teachers to choose the right materials that will enhance student...
  • How To Incorporate Centers in the Classroom

    Centers are valuable educational tools that teachers can incorporate into their classroom.  An effective center provides an educational activity to supplement...
  • How To Administer Home School Tests

    Each State or locality has different laws when it comes to administering tests to home school students. These requirements dictate who can test the children, what...
  • How To Build a Student Survival Kit

    A student survival kit will always keep you prepared for class.  Although it makes a great gift for high school graduates and college students, any student getting...
  • How To Learn From Different Teaching Styles

    The first time I ever taught full-time, I began the year with no student-teaching experience and no real background in education. It was sort of a baptism by fire....
  • How To Evaluate Pros and Cons of Homeschooling

    Homeschooling is becoming a popular alternative to traditional education. Once upon a time, this was something that was done strictly for religious reasons. However,...
  • How To Find Home Schooling Materials and Resources

    Home schooling materials and resources are abundantly available in every area of life and academia.  There are hundreds of resources with new resources becoming...
  • How To Join a Homeschool Support Group

    Home school support groups are a vital part of your home school experience.  A home school group will give you a sense of community and camaraderie that will...
  • Teaching Effective Study Skills: Tips for Effective Learning

    Students all respond to different methods of study in different ways. For example, some benefit from charts and diagrams more than others for effective learning,...
  • How To Educate Gifted Children Through Home Schooling

    Gifted children face special challenges in school that the average student does not face. A common trait amongst children that are accelerated learners is boredom when...
  • How To Keep Homeschool Records

    Keeping Homeschool records are one of the most important jobs a homeschooling parent can do. Homeschooling records show the parent how much progress the children have...
  • How To Learn the Benefits of Home Schooling

    When investigating the benefits of homeschooling, you will need to ask many questions and read a lot of books and articles.  Here are some tips to help you find the...
  • How To Get an Accelerated Education Online

    Before opting for an accelerated online education, it is important to know its benefits and how it can be suited to your goals. These steps raise some important...
  • Starting a Parent Teacher Organization: Parent Involvement

    Thanks to the popularity of the song and movie title Harper Valley PTA, most groups of parents and teachers affiliated with schools are commonly referred to as PTAs,...
  • How To Teach with Movies

    It can be tempting to pop a movie in the VCR or DVD player when it's the day before spring break, or when you're simply worn out from a marathon night of grading...
  • How To Determine the Effects of Bullying

    Bullying isn't just an American problem. It's a worldwide phenomenon. Bullying can turn a happy, sociable child into a withdrawn, sullen, depressed one - perhaps even...
  • How To Get Homeschool Information

    Making the decision to homeschool is often an emotional and instinctual decision.  You may be asking yourself Is homeschooling really the right thing for my family?...
  • How To Develop Homeschool Schedules

    When setting your homeschool schedule you need to consider the specific needs and habits of every child and adult in the household.  Here is how you should proceed....
  • How To Learn Teaching Methods and Techniques

    Becoming an effective teacher is an ongoing process.  Continually learning new teaching methods and techniques can help you on your journey.  Read journal articles...
  • How To Improve Your Teaching Techniques

    Research in education is a growing field.  From that research come new ideas and insights on how to improve teaching technique.  There are some easy ways to improve...
  • How To Buy Homeschool Planning Software

    When purchasing homeschool planning software you need to determine if it is suitable for your needs, easy to use, and cost effective.  No two homeshoolers are alike;...
  • How To Improve Student and Teacher Relationships

    Finding the right balance between disciplinarian and friend is sometimes a hard task for teachers.  If you are too relaxed, the students will take control of the...
  • How To Teach Writing Skills

    Few skills are more important to a child's success in and out of the classroom than writing skills. This article covers some of the many things I have learned from...
  • How To Help Your Children Through School

    Education is vital to a successful future. As parents, it is our job to do all that we can to see that our children get a sound education. You can help your child...
  • How To Encourage Student Learning

    Research shows numerous teacher behaviors positively impact student learning.  Here are some strategies to help you motivate students and foster learning in your...
  • How To Improve Parent/Teacher Communication

    As a parent, you want the best for your children. You are careful about their nutrition and their safety. You listen to their stories, make sure that they brush their...
  • How To Improve Study Skills

    It's Friday morning, and you're taking another test.  Are you ready?  Students who do well on tests often have good study skills, but good study skills involve a lot...
  • Motivating Students: Teaching Strategies for Student Learning

    Motivating students is a challenge all teachers face. Every classroom consists of a wide array of students and each of them brings different learning styles,...
  • How To Read to Your Children

    Teaching a child to love to read is an important step in preparing them to be good students and lifelong learners. You can encourage a love of books in your children...
  • How To Practice the Inquiry Method of Teaching

    Many new studies have shown that by involving students in hands on activities, their understanding increases significantly. This type of instruction includes the...
  • How To Recognize Student Learning Styles

    Each child learns in a different way. There are three generally accepted learning style categories: auditory, visual, and tactile/kinesthetic.Here are some ways to...
  • How To Increase Parental Involvement in Schools

    Being involved in your children's education is the best way to ensure they succeed in their schooling. Spending time volunteering at the school is one way to increase...
  • How To Verbally Communicate with Students

    Communication is the key to a good teacher-student relationship. As a teacher, you have had students who are easy to talk to and understand, but others may leave you...
  • How To Compare Private and Public Schools

    It may seem like comparing public to private schools is like comparing apples and oranges, but they are actually more similar than you might think. Choosing the right...
  • How To Implement School Dress Codes

    It is no surprise if your child is not a fan of the school dress code.  However, it is a rule and needs to be followed.  Dress codes are implemented to make schools...
  • How To Set Goals To Improve Study Skills

    Setting goals is a good way to accomplish a particularly difficult task. Study skills are one such task that takes time and effort to master. By setting S.M.A.R.T....
  • How To Get Involved in Your Child's Education

    Research has shown that when parents become involved in their child's education, the student performs better than if the parents remain distant. There are many right...
  • Develop a Teaching Philosophy: Teacher’s Philosophy of Education

    Becoming an effective teacher is a journey that is never-ending. Every student you meet and every class you teach should provide you with new insights and knowledge...
  • How To Save Time When Homeschooling

    The key to saving time when homeschooling multiple children can be found in Unit Studies.  You can homeschool children from preschool through high school with Unit...
  • How To Fulfill Home Schooling Requirements

    If you are thinking about homeschooling your child, you may feel the legal wording of your state's homeschooling laws are difficult to understand. The jargon can be...
  • How To Find Unique Teaching Ideas

    Online teaching classes often feature creative learning ideas. Want to make learning fun for your students? Perhaps you are stuck on how to spice up your lesson plan,...
  • How To Find Teaching Resources

    Looking for free teaching supplies? Lesson plans? Here are some ways I found free teaching resources while teaching 1st grade. Free Teaching Supplies:Believe it or...
  • How To Find Articles on Teaching

    There are many ways to find articles on teaching. One way, of course, is to enroll in an online teaching school and take advantage of their online library - if you're...