General Interest


Gifts for Teachers

During the holiday season, at the end of the school year and during Teacher Appreciation Week many parents and students want to show their gratitude to teachers with a gift. While most teachers say that they appreciate the thought behind any gift they receive from a parent or child, there is general agreement teachers can […]

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week 2012 is the time when schools and communities honor the dedicated members of the teaching profession who work daily to shape the intellects and characters of students in their care. Starting on May 7, we all have a chance to show our appreciation to teachers and let them know that their hard […]

How to Become a Substitute Teacher

School districts need substitute teachers on a daily basis to fill in for absent teachers. Assignments for substitutes range from a single day to longer term. If your long-term career goal is to become a teacher, beginning as a substitute teacher is a good way to gain experience in the field and try out the […]

Obama Names Teacher of the Year

President Obama honored seventh grade English Teacher Rebecca Mieliwocki (pronounced “Milwaukee”) with the 2012 National Teacher of the Year Award at a White House ceremony on April 24. The National Teacher of the Year Award is the highest professional honor for educators in the United States. Recipients take a year off from classroom duties to […]

Best Schools in Maryland for Teachers

Experienced educators will tell you that great schools are an important component of a rewarding and fulfilling teaching career. Great schools provide a clean and safe environment for learning. They also have strong administrators who provide leadership and support for teaching staff. If you’re looking for a teaching job in Maryland, you’ll find many great […]

Top 5 Books About Teaching

This is a list of books for teachers, by teachers and about teaching. Every one of these nonfiction texts will help to prepare new teachers for the most difficult and rewarding experiences of their careers, offer fresh perspectives on the age-old problems of education and tell stories you won’t forget. Whether you are shopping for […]