Blogging regularly is not easy…. I want to develop consistent posts, but I want them to be research based and meaningful. I’m finding this is difficult to balance with all my other work/life responsibilities- which are all new to me!! This month- I have been really slacking on my researching, writing and blogging. Most… Continue reading Quick Break
After reading the following post by Learning Scientists : The First Day of Class – where they provided a list of resources for enhance engagement and therefore promote learning starting with first impressions in the classroom- I decided to do the same, but focused on classroom management and routines.
In What Helps Students Learn? a thorough analysis was completed to determine factors that influenced student learning the most.1 This analysis developed a 28-category conceptual framework for factors that influenced learning. The study concluded that direct influences (e.g., teacher influence) had a greater impact than indirect (e.g., district policies) on learner outcomes. Various factors impacted student… Continue reading Classroom Management and Building Routines