WannabeTeacher Blog

Unstructured play

Why is unstructured play so important?

Those of us who are parents AND educators probably question both our teaching and our parenting more than anyone else. We’re aware of the research and the data when it comes to learning and...

Brene Brown

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.”...

college

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...

gift ideas shopping

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...