Entries related to: new-teachers

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 the 2018 school year. Download...

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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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Six Smart Strategies in Six Minutes: Classroom Management

Managing a classroom is never easy — even for the most seasoned and experienced educators. Even...

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Mid-Year Check-in: Assessing Your Year So Far

Congratulations: You made it to January!

For many experienced educators, January can feel like...

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What to Do for the Most Challenging Students in Your Class

You've set up your classroom. You know your kids and curriculum. You have the basics down.

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3 Tips for Staying Energized During the School Year

October and November are often characterized by teachers as a period of survival mode or a time...

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Three Tips to Help New Teachers Collaborate With Colleagues

As an educator, you'll be expected to collaborate with your colleagues. In fact, research shows...

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Five Key Ingredients for a Well-Managed Classroom

You stand in front of your class, ready to dive into the lesson for the day. Before you speak...

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Be Your Own Mentor

I began my teaching career in January, after a December graduation.

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Are You Prepared to Talk About Race?

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”

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