Preventing Classroom Bullying: Some Measures You Can Take as a Teacher

Hi everyone! So by this point, it is clear that there are several different areas of education that I am personally very passionate about. One of these topics that is closest to my heart is classroom bullying, and how to prevent it amongst students. Having been bullied on and off for years throughout my schooling, … Continue reading Preventing Classroom Bullying: Some Measures You Can Take as a Teacher

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Supporting Students on the Spectrum: The Unique Educational Needs of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Hello everyone! If you have read any of my older blog posts (think April 2016 or earlier), you will know how deeply passionate I am about supporting the success and well-being of students with special needs, who are considered to be an at-risk population in our schools. Today, I will be using some of the … Continue reading Supporting Students on the Spectrum: The Unique Educational Needs of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Fun for When Students Say “I’m Done!”– More Tools to Keep in your Supply Teaching Bag

If you're reading this post and you are a supply teacher, you've definitely experienced this phenomenon more than once. The early finishers. The students who seem to fly through all of the assigned lesson material and work that their regular classroom teacher has left for them. While I admire these students for the enthusiasm for … Continue reading Fun for When Students Say “I’m Done!”– More Tools to Keep in your Supply Teaching Bag

What does “At-Risk” Mean? “At-Risk” for what?

The term "at-risk" is used to identify children who, without support or assistance, will likely experience a negative school outcome. In other words, "at-risk" children are "at-risk" for struggling at school and getting overlooked or neglected by the educational system. This is because "at-risk" children possess one or more risk factors, which fall into one … Continue reading What does “At-Risk” Mean? “At-Risk” for what?