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4 Reasons People Quit Student Teaching

By Jamie Goodwin on March 08, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Teacher Training

If you’re reading this, you’re probably either:

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Best Ways to Fail Student Teaching

By Jamie Goodwin on February 25, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Teacher Training
If you were wondering whether or not it’s possible to fail student teaching, you should know that it’s absolutely possible. Most universities grade student teaching with pass or fail. This means that...
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How to Become a Teacher: A Guide for Aspiring Teachers

So you want to become a school teacher. But where do you start? Well, that’s not exactly a simple question, and it depends on a lot of different factors. The good news is that, these days, there are...

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Can You Complete Student Teaching in Summer?

By Jamie Goodwin on February 21, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Teacher Training

Can you complete student teaching in summer? Unfortunately, most programs will tell you that this isn’t possible. However, there are select programs that allow student teaching in summer. Here are...

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Your Student Teaching Binder: What to Include

A new student teacher often looks like a deer in headlights. They’re full of anxious anticipation to find out what the experience has to offer. It may take some time for you to get your bearings, but...

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6 Student Teaching Lesson Plan Tips

Your lesson plan should follow the format outlined by your college or cooperating teacher. In general, most lesson plans should include:

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What to Do if Student Teaching Isn’t Going Well

By Jamie Goodwin on February 14, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Teacher Training

Student teaching is meant to be difficult, but some people have tougher experiences than others. They have unresponsive students, mentor teachers that aren’t willing to mentor them, or lessons that...

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Student Teaching Difficulties to Prepare For

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

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 teachers,...

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8 Ways to Start Your Class Every Day

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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All About IEPs

When I was a new teacher, I had several kids in my class that had something called an IEP. Trouble was, I had no idea what an IEP was! Now, they are so common that they are usually asked about during

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