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Classroom Capers 

June’s Classroom Capers – Funny Stories from Teachers
June’s Classroom Capers – Funny Stories from Teachers

Laughter is the best medicine, or so the saying goes. In no other profession than teaching do adults get to hear the inner working of children’s minds in quite so amusing of a way. The two stories below were sent in by teachers just like you who just happened to find themselves in situations they
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Continuing Education 

Creative Professional Development for Teachers – #TeachChat January 8, 2014
Creative Professional Development for Teachers – #TeachChat January 8, 2014

Pull out the stops for fun and creative professional development ideas, because the Really Good Teachers of #TeachChat have some great suggestions. The #TeachChat on January 8, 2014 focused on all things professional development and continuing ed credits. Be sure to check out the included links for direct access to some of the most interesting
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First Year 

Overcoming First Year Jitters
Overcoming First Year Jitters

How many days do you have left before you report back to the classroom?  For some, Professional Development and pre-service days are over and students will be filtering into the classroom this week.  For veteran teachers this time can produce anxiety, but for new teachers it can be even more overwhelming. This fall, new teachers
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Job Search 

20 Job Ideas for Teachers
20 Job Ideas for Teachers

Whether you still have not found a teaching position, have been laid off, or are considering changing careers, teachers have a versatile skill set that opens the door to many other professions.  Check out these 20 different job options for teachers and discover one that meets your needs.

Really Good Teachers 

2011 Really Good Teacher:  Linda Hawkins
2011 Really Good Teacher: Linda Hawkins

We all remember our favorite teachers from elementary school, and for many adults in Selbyville, DE, Linda Hawkins is the one they return to say hello to and to thank.  “I have had students whose parents’ had her and they have to go and hug Ms. Hawkins,” explained Heather, the teacher who nominated Linda.  
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Student Teaching 

Student Teaching: An Unforgettable Experience
Student Teaching: An Unforgettable Experience

Whether you are a young teacher starting out or a veteran teacher, you will always remember your student teaching experience. It was the foundation that helped you become the teacher you are today. Both the good and the bad experiences influenced the decisions you made and continue to make in YOUR classroom.

Veteran 

The Holidays:  My Wish for Others
The Holidays: My Wish for Others

by Diana Remick, Monthly Columnist The holidays come with mixed emotions for many. I know for me personally, I enjoy the time with my family. I long for sleeping in, resting, reading, playing, and creating. Somewhere in there I also prepare for another half of the school year! I do however worry for so many
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