It’s Easy Being Green: Resources for Teaching Earth Day

First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day set the stage for a newfound environmental awareness. In this current era of global warming, it is more important than ever for teachers to promote Earth Day in the classroom, preparing our future stewards of this planet. For this coming Earth Day on April 22 (or any other day), […]

2014 Education Conferences

Professional development for teachers is important in order to grow and improve as an educator. Conferences with focuses such as STEM or higher education are great opportunities for teachers to learn about the latest trends, network with other professionals and improve their craft. The following are 10 incredible development opportunities taking place all across the […]

Celebrities Who Got Their Start in the Classroom

Imagine this: you’re sitting in your high school classroom and your teacher is conspicuously absent. Whispers turn into shouts as you and your fellow classmates quickly realize that you will be having a substitute teacher, and the itch to misbehave begins to plague you. The handle on the classroom door turns — and in walks […]

Educational Icons: Where Are They Now?

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 […]

What You Need to Know About Teacher Sabbatical Programs

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 […]

How to Transition from Teaching ESL Abroad to Teaching ESL in the United States

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 […]