Teaching Tips: How to Maximize Your Summer Break

You’ve landed your first teaching position, Congratulations! Statistically speaking, teachers are notorious planners and extremely passionate about our professions. This is why it may seem counterintuitive that the advice I am about to give you is actually not related to teaching at all. However, in order to show up as your best self when August […]

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Tips for New Teachers: Landing & Keeping Your First Teaching Position

So you’ve decided to join the grand adventure of educating today’s youth? Welcome! I am so glad you’re here! The modern education system is not without faults and the role of educators seems to continuously increase in scope often without corresponding compensation. Despite these bureaucratic frustrations, teaching is one of the most fulfilling careers available […]

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five ways to conquer student apathy

I recently published a post about Five Things Teachers Can Do to Conquer Student Apathy. The post focused on specific actions teachers can take to build a classroom community and culture that is safe, engaging, and encourages students to get involved. But what about structuring the actual class period? How do we create content that […]

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Five things teachers can do to conquer student apathy

“It’s them not me.” “Kids today don’t care.” “I’m not their tour guide, I’m their teacher.” There are so many things wrong with the above statements that it would be a whole other post to explain it but honestly, we’ve all thought it, haven’t we? There is absolutely nothing wrong with recognizing the frustrations that […]

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