Children Thrive on Routines: The Power of Rhythms for Individualized Classrooms

Contributor: Marla Bear | Length : 8 | File type : Video

One of the advantages of individualized curricula is that children can work at their own pace. But that flexibility can also become a student's enemy, suggests Marla. She firmly believes that elementa... Read More

High School Chemistry Syllabus

Contributor: Brian J Martin | File type : Curricular

Brian shares his objectives, texts, and materials for teaching high school chemistry. Download the syllabus or preview it below. ... Read More

Classroom Management Plan for Lower Elementary

Contributor: Regina Martin | File type : Document

How does the class know it's time to move on to a new subject? What does a student do when she's finished with her work? This document outlines procedures and resources Regina uses in managing Grades ... Read More

Learning How to Learn: How Kindergarten Prepares Students for First Grade

Contributor: Kayla Yoder | Length : 6 | File type : Video

Every spring, 5- and 6-year-olds file into the first grade classroom at Elida Mennonite School. They are here for kindergarten, their introduction to the world of classroom learning. What can they lea... Read More

Rules and Policies at Elida

Contributor: Allen Troyer | File type : Document

This document contains the policies and procedures used at Elida Mennonite School in 2016-17. Use the document as inspiration as you write your own school handbook. Download the handbook now or pr... Read More

Is Your Classroom a Place of Peace?

Contributor: Sheldon Kauffman | Length : 7 | File type : Audio

Is your classroom a place of peace? Peaceful classrooms allow children to learn, says Sheldon. Even those with learning disabilities benefit from structure, order, and grace. In this excerpt from a... Read More

TOP Staff Manual 2018

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Document

This staff manual may serve as a source of ideas for your school's manual. Topics include staff responsibilities, guidelines for safety, discipline, and dress, and technology use. Download this doc... Read More

Girls and Math: How Going beyond the Rules Helps Students Engage with Math

Contributor: Rolin Martin | Length : 9 | File type : Video

You can teach math in two ways, notes Rolin. Math can be presented as a series of rules that produce reliable results, or as a set of concepts that explain much about the world. Much of our math te... Read More

Discipline that Liberates

Contributor: Aaron Derstine | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

Discipline is ultimately a liberating exercise. Students need help liberating themselves from the lack of discipline and from frivolous activities. Discipline incubates wisdom.

Sample Classroom Procedures

Contributor: Karen Nolt | File type : Document

A sample of a 5th grade classroom teacher's procedures, including specific incentives for the year based on the classroom candy land theme. Use it for inspiration as you plan your own classroom ways. ... Read More