Tagged: student teaching

Student perspective on teaching

It often feels like we are unappreciated or at least underappreciated as teachers, but what is the student perspective? What do students think is the most important traits in teachers? What do students think...

4 easy plants for the classroom

Greenery is all the rage in home décor so why not bring plants into the classroom or home office? Not only are plants pleasant to look at, they can increase the air quality of...

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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...

Check List 4

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. Current teachers need you. Students need you. Our...