BookWidgets Teacher Blog

20+ helpful professional development resources for teachers
Apr 18, 2019

As a teacher, we encourage our students to never stop learning. But what about us? Do we try to ...

15+ fun apps and lesson ideas to use in the outdoor classroom
Apr 04, 2019

Today’s modern society brings forth smartphones, tablets, game consoles, virtual reality and many ...

Direct instruction - A practical guide to effective teaching
Mar 28, 2019

According to research, direct instruction is one of the most effective teaching strategies. ...

7 Ready-to-use economics lessons for economics teachers
Mar 20, 2019

When I was in school, economics was one of my favorite lessons! Why? Because I had a great teacher ...

Welcome to the digital classroom - An interview with Nik Peachey
Mar 13, 2019

Nik Peachey: “I wasn’t very engaged when I was at school. I found a lot of what we were learning ...

3 Tips to make your digital lessons stand out with images
Mar 06, 2019

Combining images with text is one of the most effective learning techniques. Your students will use ...

How these 20+ math tools can make your lessons more exciting
Feb 27, 2019

Unfortunately, not everyone loves math. Some may find it boring, others difficult! By using fun ...

How to become a reflective teacher - The complete guide for reflection in teaching
Feb 21, 2019

“Self-reflection is the school of wisdom.” – Baltasar Gracian If you reflect on yourself, you’ll ...

7 Ways to create formative assessments with BookWidgets
Feb 14, 2019

Tests and summative assignments are handy to measure a student’s knowledge, but it’s actually not ...


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