Teachers can create a calm classroom atmosphere that helps troubled students be more receptive to learning.
Recognizing symptoms of the most common student mental health disorders can help teachers identify potential problems to get students the help they need.
To avoid turning into that boring teacher, try waiting longer for student responses, teaching "do not call on me" signals, and enjoying these young people for who they are.
Learning is a complex cognitive phenomena that has been and is still the central theme of a wide variety of scientific studies. The overarch...
Teachers can help students strengthen their brain's executive function with "workouts" in which they practice pausing, prioritizing, improving their working memory, and mapping their options.
Students should be invited into the process of managing learning in the classroom. Here are some tools many teachers have used to empower students to self-manage.
Anxiety is the most frequently diagnosed mental disorder in children. A unique school in Fairfax, Va., tries to help students with severe anxiety who have trouble going to class.
Adolescents are often painted as rebellious risk takers, but the developmental traits that make them difficult can also be harnessed for good.
To effectively manage a classroom, teachers must prioritize building relationships, leveraging time, and designing behavioral standards.
If you want to know how to reach, engage, and best teach your students, ask them. Here are example questions and tips on how to ask them.
Advisory groups are "school families" that give students a time block to focus on schoolwork, college applications, personal issues, or hearing and respecting one another.
Bringing students into conversations about school change is the goal of a student-led effort that has grown from a twitter chat into a national movement.
Check out this effective, non-verbal tactic for managing students without calling anyone out in front of the class.
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Students of color deserve educational materials that better represent their group identities and honor their individuality to include and engage them in their learning experience.
Teachers are critical in helping children affected by ASD or ADHD, as they are positioned to communicate with parents/caregivers and practice appropriate classroom intervention.