Tagged: student teaching

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Sample letters to parents

I always send parents an email on or before the first day of school so they know how to contact me and what to expect. As a new teacher you might be wondering what...

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Resume check list

According to The Perdue Owl (note: The Perdue Owl is a resource you should be using often if you aren’t already), an employer will peruse your resume for no more than 35 seconds before...

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Advice from students

Over the years, I’ve asked students on all levels what advice they would give a first year teacher and I’ve been blown away by their responses. If you like what you read here and...

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How to get an interview

Now that you have a killer resume and cover letter, you can just sit back and wait for those interview calls to come in right? Wrong. Doing a little extra legwork will pay off....

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Cover Letter Template

When sending a resume, don’t forget about the cover letter! Keep it brief and to the point. Don’t overuse buzz words. Here’s an example. Please don’t copy word for word, but use it as...

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The scrutiny…

Even though teachers many not get the respect (and paychecks) they deserve, society still holds teachers to a different standard than the general public. If you are seriously considering a career in education it...