Blended or flipped classrooms provide English/Language Arts teachers with benefits such as enhanced engagement, autonomy, and personalized learning, while preparing students for future collaborative and remote work settings. These models optimize classroom time, leverage digital resources, and foster student exploration and ownership of learning.
Creating an engaging classroom environment involves personalization, differentiation, technology, collaboration, relevance, connection, and humor, which cater to individual student needs and preferences. By incorporating these elements, teachers can foster critical thinking, communication, and retention of content, while building positive relationships with students.
Implementing online learning in your English/Language Arts classroom requires clear goals, objectives, and a suitable platform that meets both your needs and your students' needs.
Sentence variety enhances writing by using different structures and lengths to engage readers and improve clarity and impact.
Every student needs to have his or her individual needs met, and the burden of this incredibly challenging task is upon…you guessed it - the teachers. But it’s not as hard as it really sounds.
Finding money within a school’s budget to purchase curriculum materials or an online subscription to an educational product can be challenging since funds are not always available.
In a blended or flipped classroom, teachers leverage technology, independent practice time, and group discovery activities which allow students to engage with the material in order to learn through exploration.
Let’s face it. In the fast-paced world of digital technology, we are communicating more and more with each other every day over a variety of mediums. You name it: email, text, social media - even yelling around the corner to your students to arrive in class on time.
Regardless of whatever technology students have available to them, understanding grammar and how to effectively apply it in writing is a critical skill to have under one’s belt.
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What exactly is a preposition, and how do we use one? Quite simply, a preposition is part of the English language used to designate a location or a timestamp.
Figurative language can be one of the best literary tools for students to add some fun and variety to their writing. It can be used to enhance the description of almost anything, whether they’re writing about a person, place, thing, event, or feeling.
Audience is one of the most integral parts of writing regardless of an author’s skill or proficiency.
We, as English teachers, aren’t much different from Hamlet, you know. We weigh decisions every minute, nay – every second of our day.
The following kinesthetic grammar activity is a great way to introduce the topic of direct objects to your students while getting them up and out of their seats.
You and I both know all the benefits of student journaling. A chance to reflect, to simply express, to experiment, to refine skills, etc.
Commas have so many uses in the English language that it is no surprise comma splices appear all throughout our students’ writing.
When conferencing with my students regarding their writing, a common request I hear, (usually after some stammering from the student) is, “I want to make sure that my writing flows.”
As you have probably already experienced at some point in your teaching career, it can be a major challenge to have your students quietly find their seats and have their materials out, let alone have them complete a warm-up exercise.
We all have that little voice of doubt inside of us. You know – the one that’s constantly whispering, Your writing stinks.
Here’s a quick kinesthetic grammar activity to introduce the topic of adverbs.
Whether we are beginning writers, seasoned writing instructors, or best-selling novelists, writer’s block is bound to plague us all at some point or another, and it is highly likely to show up in the middle school or high school classroom when students are journaling or beginning an essay.
The starkness of a white, blank notebook page can be frightening. Your fingers twitch with the desire for something!