WannabeTeacher Blog

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Welcome to the wannabeteacher Blog!

This is a space brimming with resources for anyone interested in becoming a teacher. So glad to have you here! Why do we become teachers? Clearly, the massive salary and stock options are the...

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Should I teach?

The first question many of us ask ourselves is: “Do I have what it takes to become a teacher?”   If you know enough about teaching to ask yourself this question, you’re half way there....

Fashion staples for MALE teachers

Guest post by Alex T. Valencic Ed.M Once upon a time, I was a young undergraduate student preparing for my first placement in a school setting. Our professor spent about 20 minutes telling the...

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Mindfulness in schools (an opinion)

Mindfulness lessons are warranted and needed This response was inspired by a social media post about mindfulness in schools. Said post was not a viral rant by an extremist, but rather a Facebook update...

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Those who can, teach

As teachers, we often hear the old adage: “Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach.” I say screw that! I teach writing AND I can write. I truly believe that most teachers “can...