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Crandall, Penny – Learning, 1987
Fifteen ideas for rewarding and motivating students without using stickers are offered. An inset box presents seven more ideas for intermediate students. (MT)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Rewards, Student Motivation, Teaching Methods
Sottile, Joseph D. – Learning, 1987
A teacher dismisses 10 common myths about teaching and explains how they can get in the way of teaching. (MT)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Teaching Methods
Dillon, Douglas E. – Learning, 1987
Gifts can link class discussions to the real world while involving children in reading, travel, or a search for information. They make children more receptive to the teacher, school in general, and ultimately to the subject. Ways to find cheap or free gifts for students are discussed. (MT)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Instructional Materials, Student Motivation, Teacher Student Relationship
Sroka, Stephen – Learning, 1988
How to teach children about Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome is discussed. Issues of homosexuality, parent permission, sexual abstinence, and condom use are touched upon. (MT)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education, Prevention
Welch, Leona Nicholas – Learning, 1988
An English teacher discusses how she teaches her students to take responsibility, to build a positive attitude, to listen and concentrate, to think, and to study. Only then are they ready to learn English. (MT)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Junior High Schools, Teaching Methods
Plourde, Lynn – Learning, 1985
Math doesn't have to be mysterious--even though its language is strange and its customs confusing. Like any foreign country, it can become familiar through exposure and understanding. Six ways to take the mystery out of math are described. (MT)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Teaching Methods