Teachers


Online Teacher Certification

Due to vast improvements in technology over the past decade, online teacher certification has become a viable alternative to traditional classroom programs. Online programs are especially attractive to mid-career professionals who want to enter the teaching profession after spending time working in another field. When combined with classroom teaching experience, obtaining teacher certification online enables […]

Books Written by Teachers

Buried deep within the hearts of many teachers is a burning desire to become a published author. For some, the dream becomes reality. Below is list of books written by teachers, a category that includes some of the greatest and most imaginative literary works of the past century. “The Lord of the Rings” by J.R.R. […]

Jonathan Bergmann, Pioneer of the Flipped Class Movement

Welcome to our Masters of Education series! Check back each week for another profile of an Expert Educator. The flipped classroom has been an increasingly prominent subject in discussions of education recently, with articles appearing on the subject in venues ranging from CNN.com to Scholastic and the Chronicle of Higher Education — but what is […]

Tips for Substitute Teachers

Substitute teaching is a challenging job. You are expected to take the place of a fully certified professional educator and do their job with little warning or preparation. However, there are some basic strategies that will help you rise to the challenge. These tips for substitute teachers will help you be a substitute who kids […]

Darlene Cavalier, Founder of Science Cheerleaders

Welcome to our Masters of Education series! Check back each week for another profile of an expert educator. Science and cheerleading are two disciplines that usually aren’t associated with each other. But Darlene Cavalier, a former Philadelphia 76ers cheerleader who holds a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, found common ground for her two […]

Winners of the Automated Essay Grading Contest Announced

Have you ever wished that someone else could grade that stack of student essays for you? It turns out that software exists to do just that! A recent automated essay grading contest has produced software that grades essays more consistently than human beings do. With international contestants hailing from a wide variety of fields, the […]