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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.

Victoria Roya year ago
Teaching Trials
Staying Calm in the Face of Great Stress
Alix McCormicka year ago
Teachers With Tattoos
One of the most talked about topics nowadays is the rise in teachers or people who work in a school having visible tattoos. For years, teachers have decided not to get visible tattoos or tattoos perio...
I Asked My Professors What They Wanted to Change About the Education System
As a student who was brought up in the American public education system, this has always been a topic of fascination for me. Students often complain about what they wish they could change about their ...
Joe Chesshera year ago
Student Leadership #002
The Art of The Debate…Joes Way Your game plan for how you debate is going to be influenced by many factors one of which will be how much opposition you face, if you face little opposition, it will be ...
Giving Students the Results They Deserve...
Failure is always possible, if you work hard enough to achieve it! I think we’ve all been there. Data has just be uploaded, the numbers have been crunched, and there’s a staff meeting about Year Eleve...
Lisa Piercya year ago
Teachers Are Magicians!
Is there a right or wrong way to educate? Do we educate for our learners or do we educate in a way that we feel is best for us?
Jessica Perestaa year ago
But I Don't Wanna
As the school year winds down, it is not just students who are having a case of the "I don't wanna's." Teachers love what they do and have a passion for teaching kids day in and day out. But, they wou...
Do We Need Active Learning in the Classroom?
To succeed in today’s world, particularly in varied academic programs and contemporary careers, 21st century skills are believed crucial by not only employers but also educators and school reformers. ...
Erika Oneya year ago
Learning to Be a Teacher
I am thirty one years old. I am a wife and a mother to three girls four and under. I have got a degree in business management. I thought that was hard considering I barely passed a few of my classes. ...
5 Signs It's Time to Quit Homeschooling
So as you may know, I signed my little girl up for public school 5 days ago. It was scary, it was heartbreaking (for me, anyway) and I felt like a big, fat, hairy, stinky, ugly failure. Just one day b...
Once Upon the First Day of School
My first day on the job was ethereal. A week after receiving my temporary teaching license (the length of that process alone makes any future teacher run the other way), I landed a position as a middl...
I'm Quitting Homeschooling My Kids. There, I Said It.
I'm sitting here tonight while my four kids play with Legos and chat about our new goat, Moonpie, who is coming to live with us in two days. There's an occasional shriek as one kid snatches a block fr...
Jamie Pavlofskya year ago
No Excuses
Richard and I in Fiddler on the Roof, October 2016.
Victoria Leakea year ago
When My Teacher Became the Bully...
Have you been a victim of a educator who shamed or humiliated you simply just because your different from the rest of the class? Unfortunately, we've all fallen victim to this form of bullying. Let me...
Holly Mooneya year ago
5 Ways Being a Substitute Teacher Can Help You as an Education Major
When I was in college, my end goal was to graduate with my BFA in Art Education. I enjoyed art classes all throughout high school and thought it would make sense to further study art and maybe teach i...
Amy Weira year ago
Confessions of a Teacher
My title is completely fictional, I work in a before and after school program, a nonprofit called Tiger Club. When I started there in May of 2017, I worked with the 3-year-olds, and it was fun and cha...
Courtney Stonea year ago
How to Teach 50 8-Year-Olds Without Wanting to Die
January. Frequently referred to as the worst month of the year. You've got post-Christmas blues, you travel to and from work in the dark, and every bug under the (barely visible) sun has joined up to ...
'Motivational Teaching—Motivated Students'
Every person is able to learn anything he wants. So what is the key element of success? MOTIVATION. It results in hard work, which leads to success. Very easy, right? Nowadays, teachers are overloaded...