Teaching Strategies: Making a Difference

Many teachers are considered inspirational – their teaching strategies are well-honed and they make learning fun, for example. But how can teachers be sure that they are making a difference in the academic lives of their students?
Today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributor Janelle Cox takes a look at the ways that can know if they are making a difference or not in the lives of their students.
Some of these ways include:
You are Encouraging
Your Students Can Relate Your Subject Matter to Their Lives
Your Students Ask a lot of Questions
How do you know that your teaching strategies are making a difference in your classroom?

Classroom Games for Students of All Ages
Everyone from kids to teachers to visiting parents loves an engaging classroom game, and TeachHUB.com is a great resource for learning about this remarkable way to educate.
Classroom games add flair and student engagement to more tedious, yet necessary tasks like teaching math facts, grammar rules and vocabulary, reviewing for tests or even completing lab experiments. Adding an element of competition motivates and energizes students.
One for our most consistently popular articles has been Engaging Classroom Games for All Grades, an article that includes how to carry out great ideas like Educational Bingo, Hangman, and Scavenger Hunts.
You spend hours and hours creating that perfect technology in the classroom exercise, one using all the bells and whistles that a well-equipped tech teacher can pull out to design the perfect lesson.
But when it’s time for you to execute that lesson, none of the computers work. Maybe it’s a system-wide virus, or an upgrade gone horribly wrong. Regardless of what caused it, now it’s time for you to tapdance. What do you do when the computers are down?
Today, tech teacher Jacqui Murray, a frequent TeachHUB.com contributor, guides us through a couple classroom management ideas for what to do in this kind of catastrophic situation, including:
    Discuss Digital Citizenship
    Build a Digital Citizen
    Take the Tech Challenge