Being a strong writer is essential for every student. No matter what grade your child is in, they are expected to proficiently deliver a well developed and grammatically correct sentence, paragraph, or essay. To become a good writer, each student must develop critical thinking skills and understand how to successfully portray their thoughts in their writing. Most students struggle with forming judgements, using information provided to develop an argument, and executing a well
One of the most important things to do with new students is to build a good relationship with them. In order to teach effectively, the student must be able to enjoy your company and respect you. There are a few ways to build that relationship. First, talk to them about non-school related subjects, let them teach you about their interest and share a little about your own life. Next, when teaching a lesson engage in educational activities with them and make it fun. Lastly, use
Teaching a student strategies can be broken up into 5 steps; remember, understand, apply, analyze and evaluate. Whether it is math, reading or writing a teacher must understand this concept in order to teach successfully. The first step is remember, regardless of the concept try to have to student relate the new concept to things they may have learned in the past, they are using background knowledge. This will get their wheels turning and will get them excited for the lesson.