As 2012 winds down and with it the first half of the school year, never forget that you make a difference. Thank you for all that you do!
Feeling a bit uninspired lately? Join us for #TeachChat tonight (12/12/12) at 9pm EST, but first watch this fantastic video of a student determined to inspire his teachers.
by Sarah Plumitallo, Guest Blogger As a first year teacher at an elementary school with a high population of ESOL students, my greatest challenge in the classroom is creating lessons and learning opportunities that are accessible to each of my students. I’ve found that there are three strategies that make a great deal of impact:
So many times we think that only brand new teachers need encouragement and advice. I would challenge you to reconsider and think of every teacher as a new teacher. Each year is a new set of students with new interests and challenges. Each year you are a new teacher with new ideas and excitement. Never
One of the most challenging teaching positions out there is that of the substitute teacher. Sometimes discounted, these valuable teaching professionals face unique situations everyday that make their jobs both rewarding and different from a full-time teachers’. If you are a substitute teacher, or want to explore this option for extra-income, check out the tips
If you have ever considered being a teacher or are almost ready to graduate from a teacher training program, you might have some ideas about what you think teaching is really like. For veteran teachers, however, there are a lot of things they have come to realize about the profession that they never knew before.
Whether it is your first year in your own classroom or you are about to begin your student teaching assignment, that first year teaching can be stressful. We asked veteran teachers to share some of their best tips and tricks with us to help you get through the year with a smile. The three tips
Have you ever seen the movie Peggy Sue Got Married? The 1985 movie by Francis Coppola is about a woman named Peggy Sue (Kathleen Turner) who gets whisked back in time to her senior year while at her 25th High School Reunion. In the movie she talks about what life is like in 1985 and
Did you miss #TeachChat on September 28th? Read the transcript below to get some great substitute teaching tips and tricks. Scroll down to the bottom of the post and read UP! JessiLowe1 9:55pm via TweetChat GN all! See you in 2 weeks! #teachchat ReallyGoodStuff 9:54pm via TweetChat Have a great night! Thanks again! ~Brandi
Make memories of your teaching career last with this idea by Brenda, a 6th Grade Teacher, from Smiths Grove, KY. Want a great memento of your teaching years? Keep a guest book!