Elizabeth Moran

Kindergarten teacher



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Sun Mar 16, 2014 9:16 PM in communicate with parents
Hi Lili Zheng, Informing parents that their child is having a difficult time in your class can be difficult. I always try to put myself in the parent’s shoes and identify a way in which I would like to be approached. I agree what other educators have posted in regards to delivering the news in a sandwich style. Good news, challenging news and end with good news. I would also like to add ...

Sun Mar 16, 2014 9:01 PM in Motivation
Hi Holly, Thank you for your wonderful question on how to keep students motivated. This can be challenging for all educators. I have found that creating a game out is the best way to keep students engaged. It may sound very silly but a simple game such as hangman would be a great way to introduce new vocabulary. Kids love playing games, and it will get them motivated as well as particip...

Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:40 PM in How to prepare for my first year?
Navneet, welcome to the NSTA.org website and congratulations on your new career! I myself am a new teacher and find it difficult to find materials. Here are some tips that I have found very useful: This is a wonderful website to start looking for FREE worksheets for your future students. You can always get ideas on unit plans or even making your own lesson plans. I like to get ideas and then ...

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