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Back to School Like a Boss! 10 Tips ShellyTerrell.com/Back2School
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. - Albert Einstein
#1 Walk in motivated!
Before class begins … Eat breakfast Give yourself peptalks Exercise Meditate Relax with music
#2 Engage Parents!
Host parent workshops!
Get students & parents to sign an Acceptable/ Responsible Use Policy (AUP)
“I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.” - Albert Einstein
#3 Change your classroom environment!
Makerspaces! Photo by Wesley Fryer, Flic.kr/p/o9mjmM
Take it outside! Photo by Meg Stewart, Flic.kr/p/bgZPBX
#4 Let students create their learning environment! CC Image by bloomsberries, Flic.kr/p/5TdTjt
#4 Let students create their learning environment! Design their virtual learning spaces Idea paint Photo collage Decorate the bulletin board CC Image by bloomsberries, Flic.kr/p/5TdTjt
“What is right is not always popular and what is popular is not always right.” - Albert Einstein CC Image by Carlos Pons, Flic.kr/p/G81fK
#5 Be proactive & preventive when it comes to classroom management
Come up with the rules together CC Image by Wellspring School, Flic.kr/p/7FMy8L
• rrive on time A • e nice to others B • hare S • lean after myself C • isten L
“I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking” - Albert Einstein
#6 Unbind yourself from textbooks
#7 Build your survival kit!
“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” - Albert Einstein CC Image by Jeffrey Keefer, Flic.kr/p/G81fK
#8 Cultivate relationships!
#9 Integrate technology effectively
Pedagogy is the driver, technology is the accelerator. - Michael Fullan iPad car mount by hammershaug, flic.kr/p/8ngYbH Via Steve-wheeler.blogspot.com
©Wordle.net Edorigami.wikispaces.com, Andrew Churches Slideshare.net/timbuckteeth Connectivism.ca/about.html Hippasus.com/blog Image: @SylviaDuckworth
Add a technology component to current lessons or projects
Edshelf.com ideastoinspire.co.uk Graphite.org iLearnTechnology.com
#10 Make it fun!
They may forget what you said but they will never forget how you made them feel. - Carol Buchner
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