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10 Signs You’re No Longer the New Teacher in the Building

10 Signs You’re No Longer the New Teacher in the Building

There’s a weird point in every teacher’s career when you realize that you’re no longer a new teacher. Your actions change. Your attitude hardens. You are a completely different animal. One day, you’re a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, first-year teacher. Then you wake up, and suddenly, you’re in your fifth year. And for some reason, you’re … Continue reading 10 Signs You’re No Longer the New Teacher in the Building

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10 Teacher-Tested Valentine’s Day Classroom Activities

10 Teacher-Tested Valentine’s Day Classroom Activities

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time to celebrate love, friendship and kindness with your students. Welcome this special day in your classroom by partaking in Valentine-related classroom activities that will put your students’ hearts to work. Here are our best teacher-tested (and investigated) classroom activities that you can use to celebrate Valentine’s Day in your … Continue reading 10 Teacher-Tested Valentine’s Day Classroom Activities

Get Started with a Digital Teaching Portfolio

Get Started with a Digital Teaching Portfolio

Applying for a new job this summer or thinking about it for future endeavors? Beef up your application with a digital teaching portfolio! Yes, most school districts use very standardized formats like AppliTrack for applying to their system, but in today’s teaching market, you want to stand out. A supplementary online portfolio could really separate … Continue reading Get Started with a Digital Teaching Portfolio

What I Wish I’d Known About Parent Conferences Before I Became a Parent Myself

What I Wish I’d Known About Parent Conferences Before I Became a Parent Myself

When I started in my first classroom teaching position straight out of undergrad, I had lots of ideas. When it came time for conferences, though, few of them were about what it was actually like to be the parent sitting across from me. Now, as a mom of four, if I could offer my new-teacher … Continue reading What I Wish I’d Known About Parent Conferences Before I Became a Parent Myself