College teaching. Should be teaching any age.

I had a little chat with my students

Most teachers, I’m sure, make sure to leave time during the first class to take student questions, primarily about the syllabus and the shape of the course ahead. But it’s worth underlining the importance of student involvement right from the start, letting them know that your desire to hear their questions and concerns is not just a superficial courtesy (“Any questions? OK then…). Here’s a way to encourage students to take ownership of the course. After a brief introduction, distribute the…

First day of class: Meet Your Teacher

Most teachers, I’m sure, make sure to leave time during the first class to take student questions, primarily about the syllabus and the shape of the course ahead. But it’s worth underlining the importance of student involvement right from the start, letti

Small Changes in Teaching: The First 5 Minutes of Class -- Article with 4 suggestions on how to activate students' interest at the beginning of a class; although aimed at college students, the ideas presented will work equally well with K-12 students, including ELLs.

Small Changes in Teaching: The First 5 Minutes of Class

"How do you change academic culture? One reason that question gets asked a lot is that it’s so hard to answer. Another reason is that so much of academic culture needs changing.

Moving from expert professional to college professor (clickable! for more information)

From Professional to Professor

Want your college class to be exceptional? These strategies will make your teaching more engaging, effective, and satisfying for you and your students. | Cult of Pedagogy #teachingstrategies #college #podcast

5 Ways College Teachers Can Improve Their Instruction

Want your college class to be exceptional? These strategies will make your teaching more engaging, effective, and satisfying for you and your students. Cult of Pedagogy

Small Changes in Teaching: The Last 5 Minutes of Class - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Small Changes in Teaching: The Last 5 Minutes of Class

Bye-Bye Birdies: Sending The Kids Away to College - Tenured Radical - The Chronicle of Higher Education

This model and template will help college, high school, and middle school teachers put together a syllabus that sets you and your students up for a great year. Continue Reading →

How to Write a Syllabus

How to Write a Syllabus - A well-designed syllabus is an essential tool for effectively managing a course. It gives students a clear understanding of your expectations and a road map for how the course will be conducted. When done right, a syllabus can pr

Here’s a strategy whose simplicity belies its usefulness: every class  period, as the students come into the classroom, put a question or prompt  on the board for the students to respond to, in writing. If you make this a  habit, it has a number of important benefits.      * It provides a clear break from the noise and distraction of the       outside world and the focus you want to instill during class. A brief       period—even five minutes—of quiet reflection and writing can help…

Start every class with a writing prompt

Managing Misbehavior in the College Classroom | Cult of Pedagogy

Managing Misbehavior in the College Classroom

Managing Misbehavior in the College Classroom - expecting behavior to be a non-issue at the college level, but finding that college students still need lots of guidance.

Learning to be a better professor 101

The Best College Instructors

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This is an excellent graphic from the Huffington Post to help high school students understand what plagiarism is exactly so they can combat it now and in college.

Why Students Plagiarize And What Schools Can Do To Stop It (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Elementary school teacher Whitney shares the biggest mistakes she made when applying for jobs and offers tips on how to stand out in your interview process.

5 Tips to Stand out and Get Your Dream Teaching Job

super useful information for new and aspiring teachers on creating a portfolio can also be used to help organization.

1) These are really funny. 2) I really like how it looks with the different fonts, colors, and graphics. Also, I like how each rectangle is separated but it's not the same all the way through.

27 Offbeat College Essay Topics

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