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Do Introverts Have the Right Teacher Characteristics to Succeed?

Embrace your shy personality and still be a teacher. 

Professional development

Do Introverts Have the Right Teacher Characteristics to Succeed?

Embrace your personality and adapt your teaching strategies to it. 

3 Student Success Stories to Reaffirm Your Love of Teaching

These stories will remind you that your hard work is worth it. 

Teaching moments

3 Student Success Stories to Reaffirm Your Love of Teaching

Everyone teacher needs to be reminded of the impact they can have.

A teacher thinks about the topics she covered over the previous year.

Teachers grow a lot between their first and second years. 

Teaching moments

Looking Back: Reflections from First-Year Teachers

Reset for next year after looking back on your first year in the classroom. 

How to Help Seniors Manage College Application Stress

Teach your students coping skills during the stressful college application period.

Teaching moments

How to Help Seniors Manage College Application Stress

Minimize your students' anxiety during the college application period. 

Stimulus/Response quote with the sun

Discouraged by failure? Hold on; success is just ahead of you.  

Professional development

How She Did It: One Inspiring Intervention Can Turn Your Path Around

Erin Bishop knows what it's like to fail time and what it takes to get back up.

Earthquake-damaged school

You can use natural disasters and other mother-nature events as learning experiences in the classroom. 

Classroom innovation

How a Natural Disaster Changed My Back to School Plans

Read how an earthquake became a learning experience for this teacher and her students. 

First Day of Kindergarten
Teaching moments

The First Day of Kindergarten: An Open Letter to Parents

It's important to realize that kids aren't the only ones who are nervous. 

Student Excuses
Teaching moments

4 Funny Student Excuses from a Kindergarten Classroom

Student excuses run the gamut. Here's some of the funniest coming from the littlest students in the classroom. 

first-generation graduate
Beyond the classroom

First-Generation Graduate: William's Story

William lived in the upstairs unit of a building with no heat or electricity.

Teaching kids tennis
Teaching moments

My Inspiration to Be a Teacher: From Tennis Instructor to Kindergarten Teacher

On day one, I was hit by five tennis balls (man do some of those kids have a swing).

   
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