The Ginger Teacher — Behaviour

Teaching Children to be Independent

Teaching Children to be Independent

Teaching Children to be Independent We have all been there, the students that need to be babysat the whole lesson, they just seem to be incapable of handling the simplest of tasks without you watching and directing. This is nothing to do with ability or complexity of the task. This is learned behaviour and is something that can be taught out of your students. So the question is how? Well there are lots of tips and tricks: Be unavailable! The less available you are in your class the more students will have to work things out for themselves. This, of...

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Prepping For Your Classroom

Prepping For Your Classroom
It can be so difficult to know where to start when planning your new teaching year. There are so many things to consider and it can feel ridiculously overwhelming. Here are some tips and advice to help you plan out your first few weeks and the coming year. 
* Unit and Individual Lesson Planning
* Behaviour Management
* Classroom Design and Themes

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Different Types of Rewards

Different Types of Rewards

Different Types of Rewards Recently I have been taking a lot of interest in the different ways we reward our students.  When I first started teaching I would spend my time and money buying my class small gifts as rewards for their behaviour or achievements. While I was happy to do this, it wasn't really ideal and didn't always have the effects I desired.  Recently I have been looking a great deal at other ways to reward children without spending all my time and money buying them gifts.  This led me to discovering brag tags, I have discussed these recently...

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Ways to use AR in the classroom

Ways to use AR in the classroom

Ways to use AR in the classroom   I have talked a few times before about how much I love augmented reality (AR) I think it is such a great way to bring technology into the classroom and enhance the  children's learning as well as engage them in experiences they would not normally be able to have. If you are unsure about what AR means check out my previous posts on the subject. Basically augmented reality is where a computer-generated image is superimposed onto the user's view of the real world. Thing about the Pokemon Go game that everyone went crazy for a while...

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Ever wanted to use reward tags and augmented reality in your classroom?

Ever wanted to use reward tags and augmented reality in your classroom?

Ever wanted to use reward tags and augmented reality in your classroom? Come join my exciting free training! I know how difficult behaviour management can be and it is so important to get it right from the beginning. If you have ever considered a new way to help the children make the right choices then reward tags might be the way forward for your class! This week I will be starting a special five day training to teach you wonderful people how to create your own reward tags and use them in your classroom. This isn’t any old training, you will be...

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