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....

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I recommend reading Brené Brown

I’ve been on a Brené Brown kick lately. I’ve flown through Daring Greatly, Braving the Wilderness, The Gifts of Imperfection, Rising Strong, the Power of Vulnerability, and Dare to Lead. Many stories and themes...

8 Reasons to become a teacher

1 – You will find a job Teachers are in demand. According to Forbes around “100,000 new teachers are hired in this country annually, and the number of school-age children is projected to rise.”...

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Choosing a college

It is that time of year. College acceptances are starting to roll in. Deadlines for committing are getting nearer and it is time to choose a college. If you know you want to be...

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Time to refresh your resume

The first of the year hasn’t even hit yet, but now is the time for future teachers, career switchers, and teachers hoping to move schools/districts to revisit their resumes. If it has been a...

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Shopping Season

Gift ideas for current and future teachers Since we are teachers, or shopping for a teacher, this shopping season I thought I’d curate some of my favorite shopping posts into one place for you....

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...