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The resources to thrive—and the laughs to survive—as an educator.
This might be the time to make your dreams come true.
This is how you work with those contrary students.
Most teachers in the U.S. work with students who have learning disabilities.
Use this great poster in your classroom for National Bullying Prevention Month
Have you recognized these faces of bullying in your classroom yet?
Now that your students are back in school, how about you?
What professional nail-biter is keeping you up tonight?
Here's the advantages and disadvantages to allowing tunes in class.
Every teacher faces these typical stressors throughout the year.
This is for those students who are dressing like they're still on vacation!
Know both the opportunities and limits for teacher friendships at school.
Finish setting up your classroom with these great deals for teachers.
Avoid these patterns now before it's "too late"!
Read about perfect timing and other common teacher wishes.
Use these tips NOW before those cute little faces aren't so cute anymore!
Look at student teaching as your first job interview.
Be proactive now to avoid problems later.
First item on your back-to-school list: establish rapport with your students.
Here's why guys make great teachers too.
This is your indispensable guide to set up your class FAST!
Just remember to do these 3 things to start the new school year.
Start this list now for a stress-free first day at school.
Embrace your quiet-type nature and be a great teacher too!
Use these silly scenarios to help you prepare for school!
Get back into your education frame of mind with these great TED Talks.
Start your new organizing system now for a smoother school year.
This will remind you about the small things that make teaching so much fun.
These are the reasons you became a teacher in the first place.
Tackle these common unknowns with this advice.
Use your summer adventure for PD credit too!
Land your teaching job with this former principal's advice.
Keep your emotions in check at home and in the classroom.
Use these teacher perks to afford that dream trip.
Yes, yoga with goats is really a thing. Baa-amaste.
Summer can be restful, but stressful on the budget.
Rest and relax this summer, then elevate your game!
You don't have to fake alertness now!
Reap the Professional Benefits from Teaching Over the Summer.
Use these fast, easy and affordable travel ideas before the summer melts away.
Take this actionable advice to land that teaching job.
This is the summer to finally take care of yourself.
Accomplish a goal within the first month of your summer break.
Bring in quick cash with one of these fun gigs.
Savor every minute with the change of pace starting NOW.
Keep the cash coming in over the summer break.
Yes, you can have a successful lifelong teaching career.
Set yourself up for great summer starting right now.
How do you decide when two roads are equally appealing?
Ignite your students’ creativity these last days of school.
Start grasping the summer you deserve now!
Avoid these common mistakes and finish out the year strong.
Celebrate the difference you make in kids’ lives.
Prepare them for the year-end spelling bee!
Bring them back with these easy strategies.
Don’t let them hit the “snooze button” during your golden moment of opportunity.
One of these fun activities will help you fill post-testing time gaps.
This is how you keep your students from consuming pencil fragments during testing time.
See how one teacher built a stronger school community, one photo at a time.
You are likely your own harshest critic.
This is how you put your best foot forward.
Use these behaviors and put yourself on a “different” career path.
Carefully weigh your decision before become a principal or director.
Celebrate April Fools’ Day throughout the month with these fun ideas.
There’s a reason your student sits that way in class.
This will help see you through to summer vacation.
Here’s how you land that job when opportunity calls.
Catch on to your students’ own trendy language.
Use this free activity to celebrate the day when everyone is Irish.
Get ready for a real break during the school recess.
This is how you edge above the competition for teaching jobs.
Teaching can be tiring in the most challenging and rewarding ways.
Prevent teacher burnout now to stay on your game before and after the holidays.
There's plenty of ways to feed today's frustrations.
These quick activities are going to give your students the energy boost they need.
Here's how you handle the myths about what people think you do as a teacher.
You can actually teach kids empathy throughout all of your curriculum subjects.
Use these five tips to increase and sustain your teacher energy.
This quick activity will add a spark to your Presidents Day unit.
When used properly, videos in the classroom can be a useful resource for teachers. Check out these tips for how to best utilize this visual medium.
Here's how avoiding perfectionism can help you be a more productive, healthy, and happy teacher.
Advice from alumni is sometimes the perfect tool for increasing student engagement. Discover how an alumni speaker series can help your students.
Discovering our own weaknesses as a teacher is tough. How can colleagues and students show us what we can't see for ourselves?
These five classroom activities will help you and your students truly honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement.
These eight teaching tips provide insights that most new teachers wouldn't get until they'd been in the field for a while. Take a peak behind the curtain.
Stop letting your projects squeeze out personal priorities.
Teacher frustration has many outlets, including venting. What are some healthy ways to vent and deal with your frustration?
If you set only one or two New Year goals, you'll see more of a return. Use these tips to get started.
Find out how implementing stretch goals can help your school become more productive and innovative.
Living with a teacher can be overwhelming. Once you accept these truths, you'll be better equipped to share your space with the educator in your life.
Using humor in the classroom can make learning fun for both teachers and students! Here's how one teacher raps lessons to keep her class excited.
Education in Finland focuses on bringing joy to the classroom, so why not incorporate some of those strategies into your own class?
Workplace competition can cause stress and anxiety, or it can inspire teachers to take risks and try new things. How can you make it work for you?
Holiday breaks are one of the best perks of being a teacher. But enjoying a relaxing break requires planning and productivity before your break begins.
If you develop a solid morning routine before school, you'll be energized to teach for the day.
Learning to say no is an important skill some of us need to develop. Here's some teacher advice on the most effective ways to say no.
It's worth the effort to apply for teacher award recognitions.
Using one of your teacher sick days can be tough. This guide will help you get through the day if you have to be at school and make the most of a sick day.
These three teachers, who went above and beyond for their students, prove why everyone should be thankful for teachers!
What's the best way to avoid tension during crucial conversations? Check out these techniques from a book with the same name.
Use these tips to wrap things up before the long Thanksgiving weekend.
Take control of the classroom as a substitute with these three strategies.
This teacher uses her punk rock music past to help build relationships with her students.
Kids vaping is a dangerous health issue with long-term impact. Here's how parents and teachers can deal with the e-cigarette epidemic.
No one will argue that teaching is easy, but millennial teachers entering the profession face unique challenges.
Keep your classroom clean, and your students healthy, by killing germs where they accumulate.
Creepy stories about haunted schools across the United States.
Celebrate the spooky season with these simple Halloween lesson plans that incorporate pumpkins and witches into math and writing activities.
Take this fun quiz to find out which of the professors from the Harry Potter series you're most like!
Mental health awareness is an important conversation few schools have with their students. Introducing the right resources can make a huge difference.
Halloween at school can sometimes get out of hand—especially if the kindergarteners are visited by a rude gorilla!
The best advice for teachers regarding gossip is to avoid it. But if you can't, here are some tips!
Tired of your lesson plan getting derailed by outside distractions? Here are five tricks you can use to get everything back on track.
Find out what one teacher learned when she investigated the use of restorative justice in schools.
Teacher fitness can be achieved by infusing a little exercise and other healthy habits into your school day.
Ready for a school break now even though it's only October? Reanimate your classroom with these tips.
What happened when dogs began visiting this teacher's classroom window? Read about the power of dogs to build relationships in school.
Encouraging students to participate can be tough if they're shy or introverted. These tips can help you get them to speak up and feel comfortable.
If you're going to have a paraeducator in your classroom, you need to learn how to work together. Communicating clearly is an important aspect.
Use these tips to help your students learn the value of group work.
Student anxiety is one issue every teacher will face. Here's how to understand the signs and help students cope.
Develop the right tone, make clear lesson plans and stay consistent up to the last minute of class.
Feeling anxious about school? Here are some strategies to help you manage teacher anxiety.
If you're looking for stellar material to supplement your curriculum, check out these 10 free resources for teachers.
Here are five active listening techniques you can use in your classroom to encourage this important skill.
An increase in phenomena-based activities means learning how to properly manage science lab equipment usage. Here are three tips for building a strategy.
Too many students can make teaching a challenge. Here are three tips for how to manage an overcrowded classroom.
When teachers believe they can make a positive difference, student performance improves. Here's how academic optimism can help your students.
Follow this four-step strategy to encourage participation from students in your classroom.
One teacher asked her departing seniors for some advice for high school freshmen. Here are the great insights they offered up!
Establish a healthy, respectful teacher-student relationship using this teacher's example.
Financial planning for teachers is extremely important. Here are some tips to help you master your money.
Teachers who respect and appreciate their students get respect and appreciation in return. Here's what you need to know about respect in the classroom.
How you set up your classroom can make a big difference in your students' success.
It's your first day as a teacher. Just take a deep breath and read these tips from someone who has been there before.
Journal writing can be a fun way to get students to connect to lessons. Here's how one teacher has used this activity to inspire her class.
Some argue that homework should become a thing of the past. Others think it's an important tool for learning. So, should students have homework?
These four career-change teacher stories shed light on what it's like to become a teacher after working in a different field for years.
If you're a first-year special education teacher, here are six tips to ensure that you start the year off right.
Education trends will always impact a teacher's classroom. Here's how the trend of flipped learning has transformed one teacher's classroom.
Check out these three techniques for incorporating more formative assessments into your curriculum.
An effective social-emotional learning curriculum helps students see that behavioral changes can lead to success in the classroom.
One teacher's curiosity was piqued by Kagan cooperative learning. She set out to learn more about its benefits and challenges, and here's what she found.
When it comes to practice vs. planning, which is the more effective way for students to learn? And how does pottery relate? Read on to find out.
Modern technology presents a plethora of digital tools for the classroom, and teachers must figure out how to use them.
These 10 questions will gauge your tech savviness as a teacher.
A teacher shares what she has learned about education around the world after working with educators from across the globe.
Have your students channel Benjamin Franklin with these five engaging Fourth of July activities.
There are many specializations and careers in education. Understanding your skills and preferences will help you select the right one.
Career coaches for teachers can help educators put their best foot forward in the classroom. Here are three benefits, according to one science teacher.
Which career-boosting summer activities are worth your time? Some veteran teachers share their best experiences.
America's current teacher shortage is influenced by poor job satisfaction and a marked disinterest in the profession. How can schools fix the problem?
Wondering how to change careers? Mike Lewis's book <em>When to Jump: When the Job You Have Isn't the Life You Want</em> is a step-by-step guide.
With the help of Stephen Marche's "The Unmade Bed," this teacher learned why it's important to combat stereotypes and gender roles in education.
Avoid teacher burnout by trying out new things in the classroom and taking on new challenges.
Teaching multiple grade levels is a challenge that will keep you on your toes—and make you a better teacher.
It can be hard to know the best way to stay in touch with students once they've moved beyond our classrooms. Here are five tips to help you stay connected.
Here are some of the best teaching methods I've utilized this year and how you can implement them in your classroom.
You lost your old job and will be teaching at a new school in the fall. How can you leave gracefully while setting yourself up with a great new job?
A student working on a Mother's Day card
If you plan on becoming a teacher, you've picked the right time. Technology innovations make for next-level classroom experiences.
Are your students getting restless toward the end of the school year? Invest some time in year-end activities to get them motivated and energized.
This is a tough time of the year for high school seniors. College application stress can take over, and here's what you can do to help.
What are the pros and cons of students taking the SAT in 7th grade? Here's what you should know, plus how to support those who decide to take the exam.
When interviewing for a job as a teacher, highlighting your past teaching experience, even if there's not much, is key. Here are some tips from a teacher.
Use these three Earth Day activities to teach your students how to be environmental problem solvers and create positive change.
Knowing how to become a teacher includes knowing how to be a good student teacher. Use these tips to have a great student teaching experience.
Check out these tips on how to prepare for a field trip to ensure every adventure is a success.
Use these five tips to make sure you come back rested and ready to educate your class after spring break.
From the classroom to your resume to your finances, spring cleaning all aspects of your professional life is simple with these tips.
Teachers can create a digital teaching portfolio using different platforms to showcase their work, experience, approach, and skills.
Are you preparing your students for state standardized testing as best as possible? Here are four tips to help them succeed.
Differentiated learning is the key to helping struggling students reach the finish line. Here's what you need to know to put it to work.
It's hard to stay inspired the last few months of teaching, but these inspirational books can renew your spirit and drive to be a truly effective educator.
In order to encourage more girls in STEM fields, consider trying these three strategies in your classroom.
Going digital improved a popular but dated school project in this teacher's classroom.
A class video project can be an empowering experience for students that enhances learning in the classroom.
As a teacher, you hope to avoid being confronted with extreme student behaviors. Your best bet is to develop a plan and stop behaviors before they begin.
A happy teacher makes for happy students. Here are five tips from a pro on how to keep your spirits raised during a stressful school year.
In the world of education trends, supporting girls in STEM is leading the pack. So what can you do to support your students?
Black History Month is the perfect time to acknowledge scientists of color who have been underrepresented in science classrooms in the past.
When it comes to struggling students, you should become familiar with your school's academic policies that could offer assistance for classroom success.
Parapros represent an important pool of potential teaching talent.
If you're ready to become a teacher, you're likely applying to teaching programs. Here's everything you need to know about applications.
Energize your students with these 100th Day of School activities.
Takes these 7 consistency actions now to reach your goals.
What happens when you combine exercise and the brain? Learn about the science that shows how fitness can improve students' ability to learn.
If you evaluated your teaching methods over the holidays and realized you're not where you need to be, you're not alone. Here's how to correct course.
If you're looking to make the move toward an environmentally friendly classroom, start with these five simple tips.
When you're having trouble controlling your classroom, reining your students back in should be a top priority. Here's how one teacher hit the reset button.
It can be especially difficult for teachers to stay on track with their health goals. Here are some tips to make things easier.
Find out how implementing stretch goals can help your school become more productive and innovative.
Share the spirit of the season with your students through these videos.
It's almost time to shower teachers with tokens of appreciation. Here are a few ideas for awesome teacher gifts, like gift cards or thank-you notes.
To ensure you don't fall prey to negative teachers' poor attitudes, follow these tips for staying positive.
Here's how these teachers break their student's late homework habits.
These tips for substitute teachers help maximize those times when students are quietly engaged in work and don't need direct instruction.
Determine what your ELL students need based on their current ability.
Losing your patience as a teacher shouldn't make you feel guilty999. Here are some tips to help you cope and respond appropriately.
To get students engaged in reading, try these five classic books and plays that offer timeless lessons on life, love, and phonies.
Rise to popularity just for knowing how to make math fun and easy with these strategies.
Use these mindfulness activities and bring your students into a state of calm and focus for the day.
Utilize your parent teacher organization troupes these four ways and make life easier for you as you head into the holiday breaks.
Start networking with teachers and other educators now before you plan your next job move.
Revitalize boring writing assignments with a curriculum based on The Walking Dead TV series.
If you have a story to tell, consider sharing it on your own teacher's blog.
If you feel hopeless because of failure, hold on; you're actually in the moment you can choose success.
One of the best classroom management techniques that new teachers can use is asking for help from other educators.
You can celebrate diversity, and engage students in the study of different cultures, with these interactive activities.
Don't miss out on these great ed tech offerings!
These WGU teachers college graduates use time management techniques to succeed at work despite their chronic illnesses.
See how one teacher used a recent earthquake to engage her students despite the natural disaster.
These books are great tools for teaching safety lessons in the classroom.
Educational videos can increase student motivation in the classroom
Check out five teacher tools and classroom management tips to ensure increased productivity.
Women scientists have been hidden, forgotten, or ignored for too long. Here are seven amazing women to introduce your students to during lessons.
When it comes to lesson planning and grade-keeping, is it better to do it by hand or track it online? Read on to find out more.
These three tips can help you create a positive classroom culture for your students.
The first day of kindergarten is an infamously emotional time for parents! Here's a letter from one kindergarten teacher to parents about the first day.
Strong parent-teacher relationships greatly impact students' success. Here's how to set expectations for a successful school year.
Coming back to high school should be fun and interesting. Find out why you need to get your class engaged on the very first day.
Are you wondering how to create a curriculum that builds on the standard lesson while giving it your own personal flair? Check out these four tips.
These first day of school ideas are a great way to get acquainted with your new kindergarten students.
Classroom gamification is a hot trend and a fun way to encourage participation — as long as it's done right.
For this teacher, updated school resources led to improved student collaboration and research skills.
If you teach at a school that's open all year, here are three summer crafts for kids to keep your students smiling.
A technology budget plan requires careful thought, so teachers must be prepared to present a solid case when making requests. Here are some tips.
Here is a high school summer reading list that is "teenager-approved" and can help combat summer brain drain.
For teachers, the benefits of tutoring alongside a full-time career are worth considering. Here are five questions to ask yourself before trying it out.
It's not easy trying to keep up with the latest trends in education. Here are a few ways you can stay up-to-date with ed tech trends this summer.
These tips will help you prepare for your first teaching job interview and potential demonstration lesson.
The 10-week summer break is the perfect time for teachers to relax, reflect on the past year, and come up with new strategies for the upcoming year.
Challenge your students to athletics and fun games during a spring field day. It's a great way to encourage school spirit.
Celebrate your students by awarding them meaningful and entertaining classroom superlatives at an end-of-year ceremony.
Here, a couple educators discuss their strategies for making the most of teaching after AP tests.
Studying for finals doesn't have to be stressful. Use some of these teacher-approved online tools to get your class ready for their tests.
Take your teaching outside with these great tips for managing your students in a new, more distracting, location.
These seven heartwarming videos of teacher surprises will surely brighten your day.
Use these fun activities to celebrate National Pet Week in your classroom.
Learn about a great resource for teachers, parents, and students to understand the important relationship between teenagers and sleep.
You can help your students with SAT and ACT test prep by pointing them to good, free resources and building their test-taking confidence.
Try these tips to strengthen your parent-teacher conflict management skills.
Be ready to handle any prom season situation, whether it occurs in or out of your classroom, by following these tips.
Chad Boender's inspiration to be a teacher stems from his love of, and passion for, teaching today's youth to be lifelong learners.
These free, printable punch pass cards make it easy for teachers to track hall pass usage, homework, attendance, or anything else they choose!
It can be tricky to teach your students how to effectively conduct online research. Here are three Internet research tips to make every search a success.
How well do your students communicate in class? Try using the Think-Pair-Share strategy to engage students in effective discussions.
Classroom videos are a great way to keep students engaged. Here are five great ones to check out, plus some advice on how to use them to your benefit.
Making the transition from elementary to middle school classes can be a challenge. Here are some tips on how to help your students adjust.
Using STEM teaching tools in your classroom can benefit your students. Here are a few ideas on how to get your class interested in this growing field.
Teaching after recess or lunch is tough. Here are some tips from a teacher on how to use meditation to make it easier.
It's imperative to maintain a substitute teacher preparation guide for days you miss school. Here's how to compile one.
Here are some top ed tech trends for 2017 and what they can mean for your classroom.
Think you might be ready to teach advanced classes? Here are four tips from a teacher to help you be successful.
Even if your school doesn't have a solid school social media policy, here are three guidelines to follow to maintain your privacy outside the classroom.
School IT has its challenges. Be prepared to meet them with these tips from three savvy teachers who use technology in their classrooms.
Teaching diversity is essential in today's world. Here are four activities to help you celebrate diversity during Black History Month.
Learn some fun facts about the interesting characters who have served as president.
If you're wondering how to become a special education teacher, here's what one successful educator had to say about having the right passion and attitude.
Teaching at a private school has advantages and disadvantages. Here's what one teacher had to say after making the switch.
Having a veteran teacher as your mentor is invaluable. Here's what one teacher learned, plus some tips on forming and benefiting from this relationship.
A simple reward system in the classroom can keep students engaged if it's used in the right way. Here's how it has worked for one teacher and her peers.
Changing careers as a teacher can mean going from high school to middle school, and the transition can be difficult. Here's what one teacher learned.
Mentors for teachers are important and necessary, and while most teacher-mentors are usually other teachers, administrators are also a great resource.
Celebrating student birthdays is supposed to be fun. And with clear guidelines as to how, when, and what, everyone will feel equally loved.
Teaching is hard, but there are some ways you can make it easier on yourself.
Engaging students during the long, dark winter months can be particularly challenging for teachers. Here are two concrete strategies to keep them awake.
It's easy to connect with some students, but parents can be a different story. Here's how to foster positive parent-teacher communication during the year.
Working diligently with gifted and talented students in the regular classroom can be challenging, but it's well worth the results.
I'd been teaching middle school for more than ten years when I started to wonder if I should explore how to become a school administrator.
Some facts to inform the debate.
With education Twitter chats, teachers can gain and give expert advice, discover innovative classroom practices, and collaborate with peers.
Here are some ways to use technology in classrooms to make learning fun for your students‰ÛÓand engaging for you as an educator.
A parent-teacher meeting doesn't need to be stressful. These eight powerful tips will help you make sure yours are meaningful and effective.
Office hours have allowed me to build meaningful relationships with my students, and it has helped me in ways unexpected.
I learned very early the phrases to avoid with students, and I understood even at a young age that teacher comments could be devastating or empowering.
Public speaking causes anxiety in the classroom. Here are some presentation tips for students which can ease them into this important skill.