Entries related to: new-teachers

What Thrifting Taught Me About Money

I used to be terrible with money. I struggled with the credit card debt I began accruing in...

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Teaching Channel Talks Episode 32: Shaping the Teacher Identity

How have your life experiences shaped who you are in the classroom? Listen in as author and...

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Teaching Channel Talks Episode 31: Let's Talk About Teacher Pay

Do teachers get summers off? Listen to the president of iteach Andrew Rozell and Wendy Amato as...

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Ten Teaching Tweaks for New Teachers

Note: This blog was originally published on January 22, 2015. It has been updated with new links.

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How to Foster a Welcoming Environment for New Teachers

With the beginning of the year approaching, many new teachers will find themselves in what can...

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Portable Practices for Promoting Self Care

There is an old story by Loren Eiseley about a person walking along a beach picking up starfish...

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8 Post-Holiday Season Survival and Revival Tactics for the Classroom

A new calendar year is an exciting time for a fresh start, but it’s also a challenging time to...

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New Year, New Learning - Let’s Go Meta & Personalize!

As an educator for over 36 years, I have participated in thousands of hours of professional...

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First Days of School: Getting Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

Editor's Note: This series is a great collection of genuine and productive ways of engaging...

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How Teacher Mindset Shapes Student Success

We talk a lot about shaping student mindsets for learning, but equally important, is the role...

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Teaching as a Spiritual Journey

Given the frequent teacher criticism we see in American society and the media today, one thing...

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Collective Teacher Efficacy

Collective Teacher Efficacy: A team of individuals sharing the belief that through their unified...

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Restorative Practices - A Principal's and A Teacher's Perspective

Connection — a fundamental need that humans desire. As the fourth principal of a school in a...

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First Five: Early Career Action Pack

  • 92 percent of teachers assigned a mentor their first year returned the next year, and 86...

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Building Relationships for Authentic Teacher Appreciation

In May, teachers are recognized nationwide in a grand event named Teacher Appreciation Week....

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Taking on Culturally Relevant Real-World Learning

Now more than ever, cultural relevance is a crucial ingredient for the success of our schools,...

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Teaching is a Listening Profession

We listen to hear what our students understand. We listen to hear our students’ emerging...

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Using the Question Formulation Technique to Rebrand Libraries

Rebranding the Library

In an effort to defy the restrictive, historical caricature of libraries...

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Student Empowerment Practices

In New York City, a team of folks are sharing promising practices across the city by providing...

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Creating a Culture of Questioning: Inquiry in Lower Elementary

Editor's Note: This is the third of seven blogs from our friends at the Right Question Institute...

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