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Jamie Goodwin

Jamie graduated from Brigham Young University- Idaho with a degree in English Education. She spent several years teaching and tutoring students at the elementary, high school, and college level. She currently works as a contract writer and curriculum developer for online education courses. In her free time, she enjoys running and spending time with her boys!

Recent Posts

Top Classroom Assessment Techniques

By Jamie Goodwin on February 08, 2019
Topics:  Teaching Strategies, Classroom Management

Rather than asking students to regurgitate facts on a test, it’s important to come up with alternate classroom assessment techniques to determine their level of understanding. Try using some of these...

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8 Ways to Start Your Class Every Day

From the moment that your students arrive, you can start the day on the right foot. These first few moments can set the tone for the day. Your goal is to maintain a well-managed classroom while...

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Must-Have Teaching Apps

By Jamie Goodwin on February 03, 2019
Topics:  Technology in the Classroom, Teaching Ideas

It seems like there’s an app for just about everything these days. Therefore, you probably aren’t too surprised to find that there are a lot of apps you can use to enhance your teaching and simplify...

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Student Teaching Ideas Your Students Will Love

By Jamie Goodwin on February 01, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Teaching Ideas

One lesson that I quickly learned when working with students is that it’s important to build a relationship with them. Students need to trust you and enjoy coming to class. As the time for your...

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Fun Teaching Games to Try in Your Classroom

By Jamie Goodwin on January 30, 2019
Topics:  Learning Games, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Games

Incorporating games into your lessons is one of many teaching strategies. And it has many benefits. First, it is a great way to get students up and moving! Giving your students a chance to get out of...

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Student Teaching Gifts for the End of Your Experience

By Jamie Goodwin on January 25, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Teaching Ideas

We've already taken a look at ideas for student teaching that will help engage your kids and make your experience a great one. As your student teaching experience comes to a close, you may decide...

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Must Have Technology in the Classroom for 2018

By Jamie Goodwin on January 24, 2019
Topics:  Teaching Ideas, Technology in the Classroom

Technology advancements have changed the way teachers do a lot of things in the classroom. Not only is technology helpful, but it’s become necessary for a lot of things. As 2017 ends and the new year...

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How to Be a Culturally Responsive Teacher

By Jamie Goodwin on January 22, 2019
Topics:  New Teachers, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Ideas

In order to help each student, it’s important to get to know them. How they learn and the things that interest them are greatly impacted by their culture, ethnicity, race, beliefs, and many other...

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Interview Questions for Teaching That You Should Prepare For

By Jamie Goodwin on January 22, 2019
Topics:  Teaching Interviews, Teaching Jobs

As you prepare for your teaching interview, it’s important to know what questions could be asked of you. That way, you can start thinking about how you’d answer them ahead of time and be prepared....

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How to Create Fun Teaching Worksheets

By Jamie Goodwin on January 22, 2019
Topics:  Teaching Ideas

How do you create fun teaching worksheets? Do fun and worksheets even belong in the same sentence together? Let’s face it. Most students don’t want to sit around doing worksheets. However, sometimes...

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