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The resources to thrive—and the laughs to survive—as an educator.
A teacher's job is to create a learning environment where all students feel safe. Here's how you can make LGBTQ students feel welcome in your classroom.
Consider yourself a funny teacher? See how many of your best teacher jokes fall into these categories.
Avoid these common mistakes and finish out the year strong.
Use these behaviors and put yourself on a “different” career path.
You are likely your own harshest critic.
There are so many reasons to be glad that you’re a teacher.
Catch on to your students’ own trendy language.
Use these 12 perspectives about English Language Learner students.
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.
Stress management for teachers takes many forms. To help you combat holiday season stress, here are five simple tricks that can be done at school.
The best time for a teacher sick day is never!
Check out this review for a great read over the break.
Spice up dry subjects with these seasonal ideas!
Tired of your lesson plan getting derailed by outside distractions? Here are five tricks you can use to get everything back on track.
These simple strategies can prevent the next class coup.
Here are four critical points that may help alleviate students’ anxieties with math.
Maintain the right balance between friendliness and authority in the classroom.
This is the time you’ve worked for all year long.
You can celebrate diversity, and engage students in the study of different cultures, with these interactive activities.
Brace yourself for the end-of-year games coming your way!
Enjoy these inspiring stories about making a difference in the classroom.
Learn some fun facts about the interesting characters who have served as president.
Giving clear instructions to students is key to their success in the classroom. These steps can help ensure that your students tackle tasks confidently.
Read about perfect timing and other common teacher wishes.
Here's why guys make great teachers too.
Show your struggling students that they can still succeed.
Celebrate April Fools’ Day throughout the month with these fun ideas.
This quick activity will add a spark to your Presidents Day unit.
Advice from alumni is sometimes the perfect tool for increasing student engagement. Discover how an alumni speaker series can help your students.
Establish strong ground rules for debates in your classroom.
Teachers can help struggling students by paying attention to signs of frustration and intervening quickly with extra help.
One teacher asked her departing seniors for some advice for high school freshmen. Here are the great insights they offered up!
There's no bigger classroom distraction than a student using a phone. Teachers need practical strategies for dealing with cell phones in school.
An effective social-emotional learning curriculum helps students see that behavioral changes can lead to success in the classroom.
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.
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.
Use these three Earth Day activities to teach your students how to be environmental problem solvers and create positive change.
Are you preparing your students for state standardized testing as best as possible? Here are four tips to help them succeed.
Becoming a special education teacher has its own set of stresses. Stay afloat with these three tips.
To stop bullying, teachers need to empower students to govern themselves and foster a sense of community in the classroom. Here are three tips.
Strong parent-teacher relationships greatly impact students' success. Here's how to set expectations for a successful school year.
You can help your students with SAT and ACT test prep by pointing them to good, free resources and building their test-taking confidence.
Chad Boender's inspiration to be a teacher stems from his love of, and passion for, teaching today's youth to be lifelong learners.
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.
Teaching diversity is essential in today's world. Here are four activities to help you celebrate diversity during Black History Month.
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.