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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.


How to Excel at Student Teaching: A Student Teaching Survival Guide

How to Excel at Student Teaching:  A Student Teaching Survival Guide

Are you getting ready to start student teaching?  It is an exciting time to be sure, but it is also an exceptionally stressful one.  Before you start back to school and head off for your student teaching assignment, check out these helpful tips from those who student taught and are now in the classroom full-time.
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Student Teacher Survival Guide: 20 Gift Ideas for Mentor Teachers

Student Teacher Survival Guide: 20 Gift Ideas for Mentor Teachers

Are you a student teacher who has been trying to figure out what to get your mentor teacher as a thank you gift for all of her support?  Never fear, we have 20 ideas that are sure to be a hit.  Check out these (mostly) inexpensive and practical gift suggestions from real teachers who know
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Checklist for Student Teaching

Checklist for Student Teaching

It is time for student teaching!  Are you ready?  The long hours of studying, classroom instruction, and on-site placements have given you the tools to succeed.     No matter how prepared you feel, there will be days when you may feel overwhelmed.  Use the checklist below to help you get the most out of
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Tips and Advice for New Teacher Graduates

Tips and Advice for New Teacher Graduates

by Diana Remick, Monthly Columnist Welcome to your new career! What an exciting yet busy time for you as new teacher graduates with the completion of student teaching, a college degree in education, applications, resumes, and interviews! You now find yourself starting a new career educating our youth. What are some things you might expect?


7 Gift Ideas for Mentor Teachers

7 Gift Ideas for Mentor Teachers

Does your cooperating teacher have it all?  As a student teacher it can be tough figuring out what, if anything, to get the teacher who you have been working with for the last few months.  We asked veteran teachers what they would like to receive if their student teacher insisted on getting them something.  Remember,
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When Students Inspire Teachers

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.


20 Important Lessons from Student Teaching

20 Important Lessons from Student Teaching

Student teaching can be a challenging time of your career. You are just getting your feet wet and your skills and knowledge are being tested on a daily, minute-by-minute basis. If you are feeling overwhelmed, take heart. There are those who have successfully completed student teaching and survived. In fact, when we asked our Really
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21 Myths About Teaching

21 Myths About Teaching

Whoever said that teaching is easy has never taught.  While it is one of the most rewarding professions, it is also one of the most challenging.  We asked Really Good Teachers to help dispel the myths and asked them what the top myths are about teaching. 21 Myths About Teaching Teachers get three months off
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50 Things You Never Knew About Teaching

50 Things You Never Knew About Teaching

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. 
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