Lesson Plan For Nuclear Energy

After the tragedy in Japan, many teachers and students are trying to understand the risks and benefits of nuclear energy. Several reactors in Japan are in danger of “melting down” as emergency workers work round the clock. The media is abuzz with stories about radiation contamination even on the West Coast of the United States. […]

Routines are Key To Classroom Management

I recently reviewed some classroom management by Candace Davies, the founder of A+ Resumes for Teachers. She authored a book called “101 Classroom Management Tips.” Here is my understanding of her tips on using routines for classroom management. Established routines can greatly enhance your classroom management. Students respond to an outline of appropriate behavior. It […]

Classroom Management Tips

I recently reviewed some classroom management by Candace Davies, the founder of A+ Resumes for Teachers. She authored a book called “101 Classroom Management Tips.” Every teacher has been overwhelmed with unruly students and it’s always great to receive a helping hand from more experienced teachers. Here are Candace’s Top Five Tips: In order to […]

Does Rate My Teacher Have Any Value?

Does the controversial website “Rate My Teacher” have any value? Basically, the site allows students to post reviews of teachers based on easiness, helpfulness, clarity, and popularity. In addition, students can post comments about teachers that are within the site guidelines. For example, comments related to personal or family life, appearance, looks or personal hygiene […]