Self-improvement can be a daunting task at the beginning of the year, no matter your occupation. Online teachers are no exception. Being prepared for the year ahead is important, if not for your own sanity, for your student’s success. Here are some tips that will help you glide into the new year with newfound confidence.
“Yo, Ms. Emmett! I don’t get this yet.”
When thinking of your classroom, you may not envision your students speaking to you in this way. But, maybe you should.
During the summer of 1999, I attended the Marilyn Burn’s Math Solution Institute near Dallas, Texas. While I don’t recall all that I learned there, two little points stuck with me and have shaped my thoughts on student achievement. Surprisingly, they weren’t about math. They were about student motivation.