4 Common Reasons Why Classroom Discipline Breaks Down
A successful, productive classroom environment hinges upon your students understanding and respecting the disciplinary parameters you set as their teacher. But often,those boundaries break down, and that can lead to a lot of frustration. Here are the 4 most common reasons why that happens and how you can start to remedy the situation.
How to Communicate Effectively with Parents
Parent-teacher communication is more important than ever before. Thanks to COVID-19, everyone is juggling a lot of change and trying their best to manage it, and that may mean a lot of questions from parents. Take a few minutes to brush up on your communication skills by reading our latest blog, “How to Communicate Effectively with Parents.
ProTeach: Virtual Teachers for Abeka Christian Schools Anywhere, Anytime
This new school year will require adaptable scheduling, training, and staffing. But, sometimes despite our best efforts we can't anticipate or work around everything. On days when you can't be physically in the classroom, ProTeach Video Lessons are a great alternative. Learn more about the single subject instructions, tutoring session, and available substitute teachers on our site.
How to Encourage Independence in Preschoolers
Encouraging independence in preschoolers can be a daunting yet necessary task. In our recent blog, a veteran of the industry shares five areas that are essential to developing independence at this critical age.
Experienced teachers explain how to catch students up during the upcoming school year after they’ve fallen behind due to distance learning.
Distance learning was a big challenge for parents, students, and teachers as the 2019-2020 school year came to a close. Now, as you begin to think about the 2020-2021 school year to come, you will have to consider that many students will need help catching up on concepts they weren’t able to master. We asked two of our experienced Abeka educators what advice, tips, and resources they could share with the Christian school community, and here’s what they had to say.
Creating the Ideal Classroom Environment
It’s never too early to start thinking about your classroom for the next school year! Here are some fun ways to create a classroom environment that’s ideal for learning.
A Veteran Christian School Teacher Shares How to Make Bulletin Boards Educational
It can be difficult to come up with new ways to make your classroom both inviting and educational at the start of each year. We asked one of our veteran teachers what she does to start fresh with her classroom, and here’s what she had to say.
What Teachers Say They Learned From COVID-19
Teachers have had to adapt to so much change through COVID-19. We wanted to hear from them and see what lessons these challenges have taught them in the process. Some of their answers made us laugh, some made us cry. We hope they inspire you and keep you thinking.
Why You Should Choose Phonics as the Foundation for Your Reading Curriculum
Here at Abeka, we firmly believe phonics is the best method for teaching young students to read. Check out this article by Dr. Phyllis Rand to learn about how we decided on phonics rather than other methods and why.