Archive | About Teaching

3 Juicy teaching strategies you might not be using yet

3juicy

Enjoy these rare but super-effective teaching tools from our massive collection:GamificationTrained Feedback podsThe Missing W’s Good teachers are collectors, tinkerers, and experimenters. They hunt and gather for nuggets of tips and advice to scuttle home to their students in the hopes that it will entertain them and help them improve.We know, because we are master collectors. […]

How to handle your students’ questions like a boss!

questions

Do your students pester you with questions? ​Do you you wish they would ask more questions?​Do you wish you could always find the right answer to give them?​Do they distract each other and then ask about something you just said?How a teacher handles students’ questions proves their credibility, their maturity, their empathy, and their trustworthiness. All […]

14 common teaching habits that might be sabotaging your students

sabotage

Even the best teachers with the best intentions have moments of unintentional subliminal teaching: when their teaching habits or advice accidentally deliver a completely different, counterproductive, undesirable lesson. Check your habits here! In this article, I’m going to talk about why certain advice backfires. Then I outline 14 typical teaching habits or advice that tend to […]

Your WCS students are watching you!

snack

Teaching Snack #3   Your struggle Your students have some stubborn bad habits: having bad posture lazy, shuffling footwork lack of stretch poor eye contact being rigid, selfish, or not adaptable giving unsolicited feedback rudely demanding or refusing a dance not thanking partners after a dance being grumpy about dancing with lower level partners being […]