Ideas for Lesson Plans for After-School Programs

After-school programs should provide activities that are fun and that capture the interest of students. Since they will be tired at the end of their school day, kids will need activities that are compelling but not too strenuous. Make sure to incorporate hands-on activities with your lesson plans to keep the students involved. Some after-school […]

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Appearance

Dress professionally and make sure you follow any published dress codes applying to students and staff. While you want the students to enjoy their time in your class, you want them to respect you. Dressing in inappropriate clothing can also be distracting and disruptive in the classroom. Many schools have casual Fridays or spirit weeks […]

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How to Introduce Yourself to Your Class on the First Day of School

Who can forget their first day of school? Students come into the classroom wondering who their teacher will be for the year. Teachers are faced with new students sitting in desks. Introducing yourself to those students is a big part of that first day. That initial teacher-student impression is important in setting the tone for […]

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Skills

Oral presentations incorporate a variety of skills including intonation, eye-contact, speech preparation and engaging an audience. The presenter learns to hone their public speaking skills which includes keeping track of time and offering well-researched information. The presenter might also learn multimedia skills as they prepares visual and auditory aids for his presentation as well as […]

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