6 Reasons You Should Think About Teaching Abroad

For many, scratching the ever-present itch of wanderlust (an intense desire to travel and explore new cultures and see new sights) seems like an unattainable pipe dream. The need for gainful employment almost always trumps world travel because, well, traveling costs money. But for those with a desire to shape and mold the minds of […]

Top Apps for Teacher Organization

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 […]

Resources for Effective Lesson Plans

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 […]

What Makes a Great Teacher?

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 […]

Summer Opportunities for Teachers

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 […]

The Insider’s Guide to TESOL Certification

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is an exciting field that enables teachers to work with non-native English speakers — both in the United States and abroad. With a TESOL certification, teachers can work with English Language Learners (ELL) to help the students gain proficiency in their English-speaking abilities. There are TESOL […]