Entries related to: new-teachers

Helping Parents Understand How They Can Support Their Child in PBL

Building community connections is an ongoing challenge that almost every school faces; albeit...

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Five Things I Wish I Knew in Year One

I’m certain this piece has been written before. Time and time again, teachers with far more...

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Preparing Students to Access Complex Texts

The power to read is one of the most precious gifts any teacher can bestow upon his or her...

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The Necessity of Instructional Coaching: Helping New Teachers Thrive

Six years ago, I transitioned out of the classroom and became a part-time instructional coach....

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Elevating the Preservice Teacher Voice in Our Math Community

I'm so incredibly thankful for my math community. As I engage in discussions with educators at...

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Dear New Teacher...

You’ve come to the right place. All of us at Teaching Channel are so excited for you to begin...

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Leveraging Free Online Curriculum Content: Time Suck or Time Saver?

There's no doubt that the internet holds tremendous value for teachers. Try to remember (or...

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First Days of School: It's Always Awkward in the Beginning

First days of school are always so idyllic in my mind. Full of hope and promise and potential. I...

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10 Ways to Build Stress Resilience Based on Science

I just watched a television commercial advertising "Back to School" sales. Could it be? Is it...

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Back to School Starter Packs

Editor's Note: We've updated our Back to School Starter Packs for this school year. Download our...

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The Power of Teacher Collaboration

Teaching is simultaneously one of the hardest and one of the most rewarding jobs in the world....

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Becoming a Connected Educator with Twitter

Social media is more than posting pictures of your dog or finding new recipes. It's one of the...

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Surviving the Search: Strategies for Success in the Job Hunt

It's important to be clear up front: there's no magic wand, no fool-proof plan, no “if you just...

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School Starter Pack End-of-Year Reflection: Your Final Checklist

Congratulations! You made it to the end of the school year.

Are you excited for summer? Are you...

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One Size Does Not Fit All: Why Moving Grade Levels Can Be Great

As educators, we often come into the field with the perfect grade level in mind. I thought it...

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Five Worthwhile Risks for New Teachers

The concept seems contradictory, right? You’ve been trained to keep your head down, do your...

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How to Keep Going Even When You Feel Like You Can’t

Making Teaching More Manageable

We all have days (or weeks, or months) when we feel like we...

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10 Tips to End the Year with Positivity and Purpose

Inevitably, when educators get to April or May, the question of “How many days are left?” is...

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Setting the Tone for All Learners with Visual Cues

Inclusion practices have moved many students from special education rooms into mainstream...

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Teachers Who Stay Connected Teach Longer

As a new teacher, the demands of the career can be overwhelming at times. During my first year...

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