Icebreakers that Rock | For the first week of school

Too many classroom icebreakers require students to take big social risks with people they barely know. Or they don’t really help students get to know each other. Or they are just plain cheesy.

Source: Icebreakers that Rock | Cult of Pedagogy

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Six Qualities of Successful Teachers

Successful teachers share these 6 key traits. Cultivate these attributes in yourself to maximize your effectiveness in the classroom.

1. Successful teachers hold high expectations

2. They think creatively

3. Top teachers are versatile and sensitive

4. They are curious, confident, and evolving

5. They are imperfectly human

6. Successful teachers emphasize the fun in learning and in life

Source: Six Qualities of Successful Teachers