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What to Know About Teaching at an Alternative School

By Jamie Goodwin on February 07, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Career

An alternative school is typically known for helping students that are considered at risk for not graduating from school. They may not have enough credits due to failing grades or time missed....

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Student Teaching Difficulties to Prepare For

By Jamie Goodwin on February 06, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Classroom

Student teaching. The very idea strikes fear into the hearts of many teacher education students. As they prepare for the moment that they take over the classroom or get observed by seasoned...

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What Degree Do You Need to Teach?

By David Recine on February 05, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Career

If you’re considering a career in teaching, it’s important to get the right credentials. The most basic qualification you need, in terms of a degree, is a bachelor’s degree. Without a four-year...

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8 Ways to Start Your Class Every Day

By Jamie Goodwin on February 04, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Classroom, Middle School, Elementary

From the moment that your students arrive, you can start the day on the right foot. These first few moments can set the tone for the day. Your goal is to maintain a well-managed classroom while...

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Must-Have Teaching Apps

By Jamie Goodwin on February 03, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, High School, Classroom, Middle School, Technology

It seems like there’s an app for just about everything these days. Therefore, you probably aren’t too surprised to find that there are a lot of apps you can use to enhance your teaching, simplify...

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Should I Consider Teach for America?

By Peter Poer on February 03, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career

For the uninitiated, Teach for America is an alternative certification program that recruits people to become teachers in high needs schools for a commitment of two years. TFA is a fairly...

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Tips for New Teachers: Finding a Teaching Mentor

By Allison White on February 02, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Career

Mentors can make all the difference for a first-year teacher. Mentors provide you with support, guidance, and advice on things like classroom management to help your teaching career get off to a...

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Student Teaching Ideas Your Students Will Love

By Jamie Goodwin on February 01, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Classroom, Middle School, Elementary

One lesson that I quickly learned when working with students is that it’s important to build a relationship with them. Students need to trust you and enjoy coming to class. As the time for your...

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How to Set Goals as a Student Teacher

By David Recine on February 01, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

As I’ve mentioned before, student teaching is a very important step in your career. So you’ll want to prepare well for your first day of student teaching,  and set good goals. Knowing what you...

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What Is Student Teaching?

By David Recine on January 31, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

If you’re thinking of becoming a teacher, you’ve probably heard the term “student teaching.” But what is student teaching, and why is it so important? That question can be answered in two...

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