More inspirational teacher quotes. "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." - William A. Ward "If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn." - Ignacio 'Nacho' Estrada "Children must be taught how to think, not what to think." - Margaret Mead "It is the supreme arts of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." - Albert Einstein     "The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery." - Mark Van Doren ...
Begin your next essay with some collaborative essay brainstorming strategies that will get your students engaged, motivated, and ready to write. Brainstorming is an important part of the writing process. Before I assign a formal essay to my students, I like to take them through some collaborative brainstorming strategies to help prepare them for the task. I particularly love collaborative brainstorming activities because they provide students with an opportunity to work together, discuss their thoughts, and explore new perspectives. An added bonus is that struggling and less proficient students will benefit from listening to their peers. Join my email list! Subscribe to receive updates from The Daring English Teacher. Thank you for subscribing! You will soon receive updates, freebies, and teaching ideas. There was an error submitting your subscription. Please try again. Email Address I'd like to receive the free email c...
"Every child deserves a champion - an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be." - Rita Pierson "The secret in education lies in respecting the student." - Ralph Waldo Emerson "I am not a teacher, but an awakener." - Robert Frost "A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and install a love of learning." - Brad Henry "To teach is to learn twice over." - Joseph Joubert What is your favorite inspirational teacher quote? ...
Now that it is research paper season, it is time to decide what topic to assign to your middle or high school students. I firmly believe in choosing a broad umbrella topic and allowing your students to each select their specific topic. Providing students with the opportunity to select what they research enhances student buy-in and interest. Here is a quick list of possible research paper topics for high school and middle school. Social Problems Currently Affecting our Society For this research topic, students are free to choose any social problem that our society is currently facing. A current issue, world issue, or social issue research paper can include almost anything from global warming to childhood hunger to antibiotic resistance. This type of research project one of my favorites because it is a high-interest paper for high school students. Since students get to select their topic to research, they get to read about and investigate an issue that is interesting to them. Please n...