teacher

All about teachers and the world of teaching; teachers sharing their best and worst interactions with students, best teaching practices, the path to becoming a teacher, and more.

Ayesha Anas7 hours ago
On the Journey Towards Becoming a Dynamic Classroom Teacher
Like countless others applying for entry into teaching credential programs, you are more likely to complete an essential component in any application process: the personal statement. There are multipl...
Jade Pulman3 days ago
4 Tips on Organizing Your Classroom
Have you ever watched your class leave at the end of the day to look around the room you use and see a disastrous mess? It looks less like a classroom and more like the aftermath of the Godzilla movie...
Isla Wright10 days ago
The Importance of Finding the Right Early Childhood Education Programme
It’s widely accepted that what happens during the early years is of the utmost importance for every child’s development. At the same time, it’s a period of amazing opportunity, but also of susceptibil...
Donna Maurer17 days ago
Creating A Proper Piano Lesson Schedule
To be a successful and professional music instructor, you need to create, and keep, an adequate schedule that you can easily follow. Since a piano teacher’s class plans can get a little hectic, it’s e...
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Mikkie Millsa month ago
5 Reasons Why Furthering Your Education Can Help You Become a Better Teacher
If your dream is to become a teacher, you have a special role to play in shaping future generations. Therefore, you ought to make sure that you attain all the required skills to do so effectively. For...
Alex Tailliea month ago
Ending the School Year Right
As I sit in my office counting down the minutes until the end of day bell rings, I began to think about a few things. The first one was what I was going to have for dinner but after I got over that cr...
Alex Tailliea month ago
Why Are Students Afraid to Fail?
Earlier this week I was observing a classroom and the students had just completed a quiz. After seeing a table that had finished up, I sat down with them to see how they felt they did on the test. We ...
Alyssa Hutchinsa month ago
Disheartened
I had my worst anxiety attack in years on Friday. I couldn't stop. I couldn't stop thinking. I couldn't stop crying. I couldn't stop doubting myself. I felt like I was failing. I was falling. The worl...
Betty Glaudera month ago
A Kindergarten Program Is Not Too Early to Teach Discipline
Teachers perhaps believe that anything goes is best. But it is precisely these students at such a tender age that need structure in their daily learning routines. They may have never been exposed to a...
Podcasting Amplifies the Voices of a Unique Group of Students at Bed-Stuy Brooklyn School
“I’m using technology that many students are already familiar with to show them the power of their own voices.” —Michael Peterson (Coach Mike), Teacher, Abraham Stockton School
Katie Halla month ago
The Joys of Teaching High School
I confiscated my first vape today. I took it as a win since I've been teaching at this particular school for one month and two weeks. That's a long time to go without a vape spotting in an inner city ...
Rich Monettia month ago
Men Working at Mt. Kisco Childcare
The sound of children laughing, playing, and learning in daycares is almost completely synonymous with the nurturing touch of women. Put a man in the mix and the needle may seem destined to jump. But ...
Chelsea Fos3 months ago
First Day on the Job
On my first day as a substitute teacher I was feeling so many emotions all at once. I recently moved back to my hometown so my first job as a substitute teacher was at my alumni elementary school! I w...
Jonathan Purkey3 months ago
5 Reasons Why I Left Teaching
After my sixth year of teaching, I started questioning if this profession was the best option for my professional career moving forward. There were just too many cons as I weighed the pros and cons. M...
Cassia Grace3 months ago
You Tryna Learn English, Tho
Do you see the girl in that picture above? She doesn't look like she talks the way that title reads. And sometimes she doesn't. Sometimes she gotta switch it up for work, school, for "other" people, a...
Jim Hughes3 months ago
How Teachers and Students Benefit from Educational Technology
There’s no denying that technology is becoming more and more predominant in the field of education. Tablets are replacing textbooks, slideshow presentations are replacing blackboards and print materia...
10 Reasons Why Teachers Are Quitting Education
America is dealing with one of the worst education crises in history. As of right now, our country's ability to compete with others on an international level is in freefall. Schools have lower standar...
John Romanov4 months ago
Dear England, Why Don’t You Want Me?
To my beloved United Kingdom, I have so many beautiful memories of you from my childhood, spending my summers in Windsor with my second cousins. I remember waking up every morning, looking out into th...