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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.

Troy Bernardo2 years ago
Classroom Management and Substitute Teaching
This is something they never teach you when you’re getting your license. When I went in for my first classroom observation and I saw the horrors of a poorly managed classroom, I wondered why it wasn’t...
Grace English 2 years ago
From STEM to ESL
Having dedicated (or sacrificed, depending on your point of view) the final 5 years of my 20s to taking a foundation degree in physics and maths, followed by a Bachelor’s degree in physics, I am frequ...
Abigail Lieb2 years ago
My Personal Philosophy Statement Towards Becoming an Educator
For my profession, my attitude needs to constantly be encouraging, energetic, happy and endearing in the classroom.
Joel Crow2 years ago
Grammar In Isolation
The prevailing theory in the modern university classroom, as developed by education bigwigs and based upon their unequivocal research, is that teachers must never give their classes lessons on grammar...
Matthew Eyler2 years ago
3 Lies About Teaching Special Education
I had always wanted to be a teacher. I thought my natural knack for children, combined with my own intellect, would be enough to hammer facts, skills, and information into young minds. I knew it would...
Rachel Schick2 years ago
My Personal Philosophy of Education
My personal philosophy of education is comprised of essential ideals that I believe an effective teacher should possess. Every single child on this earth is different, so how can I assume that a simpl...
Sam Fogleman2 years ago
Game On!
A few years ago, I made a transition from teaching high school English to middle school. My first year was tough. I didn’t have my own classroom, so I moved from period to period with the students, al...
Dalan Hartmann2 years ago
Looking Forward in Art
I have never thought of becoming or being anything or anyone extraordinary. I have always thought of my future in a pretty realistic fashion, simply because I believe I have been content all of my lif...
Mel Dobson2 years ago
Monday Blues
Today was one of those teaching days. You going in all prepared and ready for your kids. It's Monday. You have the worksheets printed (or in my case a folder labelled "TO PRINT") you have your lessons...
Vince Bandille2 years ago
Pardon Me, But Your Teaching Is Getting In The Way Of My Acting
A young man walks into an acting class for the first time. Though he’s new to acting classes, he’s already somewhat of an accomplished actor. Prior to taking an acting class of any kind, he’s acted in...
10 Things New Teachers Need to Know
You've gone through numerous education courses all showing you how to be the best teacher for your students. But now the day has come — first day of school as a teacher. Even after all those courses, ...
Sabrina Overbay2 years ago
To All of the Teachers Out There
One in 68 children in the United States has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. How many of those students will slip through the cracks? We need to educate our educators. My son has been dia...
H.L. Dowless2 years ago
The Art of Instructing Multiple Skill Levels in the Same Classroom
One of the most complicated tasks for the instructor on any level, from elementary all of the way up to university level, is the question of specifically how to accomplish such a seemingly impossible ...
Awesome One2 years ago
Five Types of Homeschoolers
Growing up in the Christian community is different, but growing up Baptist was a whole other experience. My very religious parents kept me very sheltered and away from all the "worldly experiences." T...