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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 

Professional Development Books for Teachers: A 2014 Summer Reading List
Professional Development Books for Teachers: A 2014 Summer Reading List

The best teachers know the importance of continuing to learn and grow in their profession. While time is tight during the school year, many look for opportunities during the summer months to brush up on favorite teaching techniques, explore new methods, and re-energize themselves for the new school year. One of the best ways to
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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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