Tips for Teachers

In 13 History on 2011/04/11 at 5:51 PM
When I began my 36-year teaching career in  a veteran teacher gave me some valuable advice: “Never do anything that you can get someone else to do for you.”  My students were thrilled when they were asked to do whatever. That freed me to do what they could not do.
On the first day of school, you should be able to spot the potential trouble makers.  Assign them seats all along the first row so that you can keep your eyes on them.  Then, assign them tasks.  This will make them feel important.  Give the student a fancy title like “Diplomatic Courier,” and that student will be in seventh heaven carrying a note from here to there.

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