When many people think of education, they think of teachers who spent their entire careers working in schools. However, education isn’t limited to the classroom, and television is filled with current and former educators. Some of these individuals spent time in a classroom before becoming famous, while others made names for themselves in the world [...]
Teaching can be a challenging career. Many teachers begin feeling burned out and want to take a break from their normal routine. Unfortunately, taking such a break isn’t possible financially for most of these teachers. Instead of taking a sabbatical from teaching altogether, individuals who already possess teacher certification can obtain TESOL certification and teach [...]
English as a second language (ESL) teachers are in high demand all around the world, as more people are looking to learn English. With immigration rates climbing in the United States, ESL teachers are being heavily sought after. Differences between Teaching Abroad and in the United States Teaching English in the United States and teaching [...]
According to a U.S. Census Bureau report, 55.4 million people in the United States reported speaking a different non-English language at home, making ESL teachers a necessity in today’s schools. If you have ever thought about becoming a teacher, pursuing an ESL certification can be a great choice. General Teaching Demand According to the U.S. [...]
Halloween is a popular holiday steeped in history. Here are 14 documentaries on the history and culture of Halloween that are great to show your your class.
The Redskins have been under scrutiny lately, with people divided on whether the team name is derogatory. One Washington D.C. school is considering banning franchise apparel.
Although it is considered low-tech compared to today’s computer games, Minecraft has become extremely popular among students in almost every grade level. The 16-bit computer game allows users to build homes, care for livestock and ward off “creepers,” or zombies. Education News reports that the game is now getting a new fan base: educators. In fact, this game, launched in 2011, is now being used in schools across the globe to teach concepts like community planning and environmental stewardship.
Calling all middle school and high school science teachers! It is no secret that students love to watch movies, and Netflix offers a massive library in terms of entertainment and even educational value. Netflix even has a wealth of films that can supplement classroom science lessons. Here are the top 20 films that can add some pizzazz to science instruction.
Video games that encourage hours of mindless play have a bad reputation, but many teachers and parents are finding that educational video games are a great way to expand learning. Combining education and entertainment, educational video games are part of an emerging field known as “edutainment.”
The interview is a crucial step to becoming a teacher. Learn how to shine during yours with these commonly asked teacher interview questions!