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Top Apps for Teacher Organization

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Posted on June 25th, 2014 in Classroom Resources, Teachers | No Comments »

Teaching is more than just delivering fascinating lessons. When you consider the many responsibilities of teaching—grading, recording data, test preparation, classroom management and communication with parents—it is easy to feel overwhelmed. Fortunately, there are many apps that have been created with the purpose of making teachers’ lives easier. 73 percent of teachers are OK with […]

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Top Apps for Students with Special Needs

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Posted on June 12th, 2014 in Classroom Resources, Special Education, Teachers | No Comments »

Technology in the classroom is on the rise, and has helped thousands of students accelerate learning through a variety of tools and applications. Within special education / inclusion classrooms, this can be especially true, as companies step up to the plate with a myriad of apps for special education to help these students optimize learning. […]

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Resources for Effective Lesson Plans

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Posted on June 10th, 2014 in Classroom Resources, Teachers | No Comments »

Teaching has been referred to as both an art and a science, requiring a great deal of pedagogy and creativity to keep students engaged. It is an occupation that requires a lot of planning since lessons must both align to state standards and appeal to a multitude of student interests and learning preferences. If you […]

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What Makes a Great Teacher?

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Posted on June 5th, 2014 in Teacher Leadership, Teachers | No Comments »

Great teachers do not simply enter the education realm; rather, they are called into it. When looking back on your own education history, there are always those few teachers that leave lasting impressions on you—the ones that inspire and impress lasting values. Fortunately, it is never too late to become a teacher and if you […]

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Top 10 Cities for Teachers

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Posted on May 27th, 2014 in Education, General Interest, Teachers | 10 Comments »

Teachers have the challenging but rewarding task of teaching tomorrow’s leaders. Besides working in a dynamic environment, teachers have the opportunity to shape lives. The more tangible rewards that come with teaching, including job security, a good salary and an interesting social life, often depend on location. Some cities and states have more to offer […]

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LinkedIn 101 for Teachers

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Posted on May 15th, 2014 in Classroom Resources, Teachers | No Comments »

If you knew of a social media brand that catered to professionals who were looking to grow their career and that had over 300 million members, you’d be interested right? What if that same brand was growing by two new members every second of every day? The brand, of course, is LinkedIn, the world’s largest […]

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Summer Opportunities for Teachers

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Posted on May 13th, 2014 in Teachers | No Comments »

As the school year comes to an end, both teachers and students will be counting down the days until summer vacation. Unless you work at a year-round school, which has its pros and cons, summer vacation gives teachers time to relax a little, recharge their batteries and develop next year’s curriculum. Contrary to what some […]

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#TeachersMatter: Teacher Appreciation Week Roundup

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Posted on May 12th, 2014 in Certification Map, Teachers | No Comments »

Teachers’ lessons extend far beyond the reach of the classroom. During this past Teacher Appreciation Week, the internet was flooded with stories about how teachers have helped shaped our lives and our culture. Although Teacher Appreciation Week was May 5-9th, it’s important that we appreciate and honor these classroom leaders during our every day. See […]

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Job Search Tips for Experienced Teachers

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Posted on May 8th, 2014 in Teachers | No Comments »

Experienced teachers are the backbone of any school district. They are the ones who mentor new teachers and chair committees, and they handle the difficult-to-teach students. All of those years of experience have built a reservoir of knowledge and strength that cannot be denied. However, when it comes to looking for a teaching job in […]

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Teacher Appreciation Week 2014

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Posted on May 5th, 2014 in Classroom Resources, Teacher Leadership, Teachers | No Comments »

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! From May 5th – May 9th, we take this time out to pay special attention to the teachers in our lives, and to highlight the pivotal role they play in student success – both personally and academically. Teachers have an impact on student achievement every day of the year, but Teacher […]

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