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Teacher fitness can be achieved by infusing a little exercise and other healthy habits into your school day.
Teachers have plenty of productive ideas for lunch breaks especially if they aren't assigned concurrent duties while they eat.
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.
Both teachers and students can learn to be less overwhelmed and more in control of their lives when they engage in a little solitude.
Being an LGBTQ teacher can be difficult, but you have more workplace allies than ever before. Here's what LGBTQ teachers have to say to new educators.
This is the summer to finally take care of yourself.
If you recognize yourself as falling into the efficiency trap in your teaching work, here are five ways you can avoid it.
Weekly planning for school must include setting aside time for self-care if it's going to happen.
Use these fast, easy and affordable travel ideas before the summer melts away.
Savor every minute with the change of pace starting NOW.
There are plenty of summer jobs for teachers if you know where to find them. Here are a few tips to get you started.
Teachers experience the power of renewal each time we start a new school year. Here are some ways teachers can benefit from renewal this September.
It can be hard to concentrate as the year winds down. Here are tips to keep your students engaged at the end of the school year.
If you've been feeling burned out lately, these four strategies for boosting teacher motivation will help you keep going.
In difficult times, we can all use some good ideas about how to be joyful—both in the classroom and throughout our lives.
Many factors contribute to student achievement. Here are four teachers' opinions on the educator's role in enabling student success.
Use these five tips to make sure you come back rested and ready to educate your class after spring break.
When building a relationship with your principal, it's important to understand what principals value. Here are six characteristics principals look for.
Effective teacher collaboration is an absolute necessity. So how can teachers work successfully and productively in collaborative groups?
Imposter syndrome is normal, and it's OK—and here's how new teachers can beat it.
Figuring out how to achieve work-life balance as a teacher is a huge challenge, but it's essential to avoiding burnout. Here are some tips on how to do it.
What happens when you combine exercise and the brain? Learn about the science that shows how fitness can improve students' ability to learn.
Accomplish a goal within the first month of your summer break.
Here's how teachers recharge their batteries over holiday break.
While many students love winter break, others struggle with class inequalities while school's out of session. These strategies can help your students.
This is how you make this day something more than a date on the calendar.
Teachers need to find ways to be happy—now more than ever. Here are some ideas.
Which Hogwarts Professor do you most resemble?
Here's your time out from the mental gymnastics.
Check out these tips on how to prepare for a field trip to ensure every adventure is a success.
Every teacher faces these typical stressors throughout the year.
Teachers are passionate about their work, but when it comes to your teaching career, it's important to preserve a work-life balance. Here's how.
What is it that teachers do that ensures they will not get hired back after their first year of teaching? We break down seven fatal mistakes.
Don't let these mistakes wreak havoc on your life before school starts!
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.
It can be stressful dealing with difficult parents as a teacher. But there are plenty of methods you can use to ease the tension and find a solution.
Appreciation for teachers and the work they've done has grown since the pandemic began over a year ago.
When it comes to struggling students, you should become familiar with your school's academic policies that could offer assistance for classroom success.
There's plenty of ways to feed today's frustrations.
Here's how avoiding perfectionism can help you be a more productive, healthy, and happy teacher.
Teaching through a pandemic is taking an emotional toll on teachers. Here are seven ideas for getting through your next tough day.
Inevitably, you're going to get bad advice from teachers. Here's how you can tune it out and turn it into something positive.
Just be yourself to be a superhero in your students' lives.
Keep your students—and yourself—sane and engaged during times of self-isolation and quarantine with these seven strategies.
Yes, there will be teaching jobs when schools open. Will they be any different?
Schools today are much different than they were in 1918. But we can still learn from the 1918 flu pandemic about how to adapt to the coronavirus.
We all need all the support we can get, so we’ve set up this page as a central resource for tips, tools, and assistance for teaching remotely!
Distance learning is the new normal for the foreseeable future. How can teachers help students facing remote learning challenges?
Distance learning is more successful with collaboration. Here's now teachers can support parents who are homeschooling kids for the first time.
The best advice for teachers regarding gossip is to avoid it. But if you can't, here are some tips!
Keep your roles at home and school in working order.
This is for those students who are dressing like they're still on vacation!
These are the reasons you became a teacher in the first place.
Use these teacher perks to afford that dream trip.
Yes, yoga with goats is really a thing. Baa-amaste.
Set yourself up for great summer starting right now.
It’s that time of year when pressure can come at you from all directions.
This will help see you through to summer vacation.
There is no set curriculum for how to teach happiness, but with no shortage of student stress—the need is undeniable.
Here are five ways to reframe negative thoughts as a teacher in order to stay happy and healthy.
Find out what one teacher learned when she investigated the use of restorative justice in schools.
Feeling anxious about school? Here are some strategies to help you manage teacher anxiety.
Listening to parents articulate the student skills they want their children to have can be very valuable for teachers. Here are five skills I focus on.
Most teachers are kept busy by just their day-to-day teaching duties, and the extra roles of teachers outside the classroom can make things overwhelming.
America's current teacher shortage is influenced by poor job satisfaction and a marked disinterest in the profession. How can schools fix the problem?
Supporting and guiding students can ensure that they choose the path that's right for them. Here's how one teacher succeeded.
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.
Links to a collection of news stories, activities, tools, and charities to help schools impacted by Harvey.
Here are a few career paths teachers can discuss with students who may want to pursue non-academic goals after high school graduation.
A first-generation graduate may have to overcome enormous adversity to succeed. Here's William's story.
These seven heartwarming videos of teacher surprises will surely brighten your day.
Balancing sports and academics can be a challenge for high school students.
Here are three tips to guide you on how to build a better relationship with your school's principal.
Plagiarism and cheating in the classroom have always been difficult for teachers, but these incidents are also the perfect teachable moments.
Teaching is hard, but there are some ways you can make it easier on yourself.
Office hours have allowed me to build meaningful relationships with my students, and it has helped me in ways unexpected.