Teaching Art Appreciation Across the Grade Levels
One excellent way to develop critical thinking skills is through a study of music, painting, sculpture, and architecture. This article includes three steps for teachers to introduce the arts into their classrooms, as well as four stages of questioning to lead...
Teaching Ideas for Primary Teachers
A useful collection of lesson worksheets, ideas and resources for teachers of primary age children ages 5 to 11.
Teaching Methods Web Resources
Topics included in this McGraw Hill website: Scientific Basis for the Art of Teaching | The Role of Planning in Teaching | Curriculum Theory | Technology in Education | Learning Environments and Motivation | Extending Learning Time | Methods for Multicultural...
Teaching Principles of Jesus, Part 2, An Introduction
This article examines the teaching principles of Jesus Christ, in order to discover strategies for Christian teachers today. It is the second part in a series of two by author Reuben Hilde.
Teaching the Older Student with Learning Disabilities
Grade 9-Grade 12
Teenagers' incomplete homework, behavior problems, and bad attitudes are often coverups for academic difficulties. The following should be taken into account when working with older students: feelings of frustration, bypass strategies, teaching previously...
Technology Integration for the New 21st Century Learner
This article describes how “today’s students need educators to re-envision the role of technology in the classroom.”
The 21st Century Learning Initiative
Browse through the resource of this organization, whose purpose is to “facilitate the emergence of new approaches to learning that draw upon a range of insights into the human brain, the functioning of human societies, and learning as a community-wide...
Tips - A How To Guide to Writing Interdisciplinary Units
This article discusses conditions vital for good quality units and quality teaching.
Top 10 Videos on 21st Century Learning
These short videos, compiled by Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, provide an introduction to current tools for classroom teachers.
Top Educator Sites
Bruce Wentzell shares his favorite educational sites for teachers in 2004.
WAD: Teaching Methods
Jesus, the master teacher, used a variety of teaching methods to meet the needs of His listeners. These included lectures, discussion, stories, personal interviews, personal association, and practical experience to teach. The advantages and disadvantages of...
WAD: Visual Aids
Visual aids improve teaching. Jesus, the master teacher, frequently used objects from Judean agricultural life to illustrate His teachings. Examples of common objects that can be used to illustrate your teaching are suggested. The advantages and disadvantages...
Why do we have to learn this?
What do you tell students who ask the age old question 'Why do we have to learn this?' Scott Sackett gives a few suggestions: fun, relevance, and the natural world. In addition, he presents information from Outdoor School and Expeditionary Learning Outward...