Top Teaching Tips of 2012

In 2012 Test Designer launched its blog with articles focusing on ideas and tips for educators and parents, and what a response! In case you missed any posts, or simply want to reread one, here is a recap of Test Designer’s most popular articles of 2012:

5 Development Goals for Teachers to Set for New School Year” – Helping our students become better learners begins with us becoming better educators, implement one or more of these suggestions and you’re well on your way.

“5 Essential Thinking Skills to Teach in September” – Read about the five critical thinking skills every teacher should strive to instill in their students, no matter the subject.

Social Studies Summer Reading Suggestions” – Peruse these reading recommendations for kids and teens throughout the year.

“5 Ways to Make Your Classroom a Learning Center” – A classroom is more than four walls, here are some ideas on how to utilize your space to its full potential.

How to Prepare for Your Next (or Your First) Classroom Observation” – Even the most experienced educator can get butterflies at observation time, use these tips to prepare.

Top STEM Competitions – Could Your Student Be the Next Winner?” – Inspire your students to apply the science concepts they have studied by participating in one of these top twenty STEM competitions.

How to Write Higher-Order Math Questions” – Challenge yourself to write more meaningful math questions using the tips provided in this article.

The Test Designer Team hopes these articles provide ideas and inspiration for 2013 and wishes you the best in your teaching endeavors for the coming year. Visit the Test Designer Blog again soon, more great articles are in the works!

Posted By Lori Leclair

Lori Leclair is a freelance educational content developer. Using her classroom teaching experience coupled with her obsessive attention to detail, Lori crafts quality math and science materials designed for students and teachers. She currently serves as Help Teaching's Manager of Science and Math Content. When not devising and assessing curriculum materials, Lori can be found reading, camping with her family, or watching a youth baseball game from the bleachers.

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