Can we motivate our learners or should they motivate themselves?

We all have learners that come to class but just don’t seem to be that motivated to be there. Don’t worry, it’s got most of the time nothing to do with you. In general, making learners stay focused and motivated is one of the biggest challenges (Healey, 2021). According to Scheidecker and Freeman (cited in […]

Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion

Some days you might just wonder why you are teaching as they don’t seem to learn what you teach them anyway! Just remember, you make a difference and every student deserves to be given an opportunity in life and sometimes you are the only one who can give them that opportunity. YOU are their champion…, […]

25 Attention grabbing tips for the classroom

Whether you’re a new or experienced teacher, strategies for getting student attention are an important part of your classroom-management toolkit. In this guide you’ll find 25 tips for quieting a noisy class. Maybe you want pick one to experiment with after the Easter break…? Happy managing!