They've both been described as "the hardest job in the world." And millions of people are doing both. What are the challenges of balancing teaching with family? Do school policies make it harder? And what solutions have you come up with for creating a better work-life balance?
There's a new movement of teachers who are giving up traditional grading and finding different ways to measure student learning. Starr Sackstein is at the front of the pack, and in a new podcast episode, she tells me how it all works.
This practical, insightful, and absolutely necessary book is a guide for teachers who want to help culturally and linguistically diverse students not just survive, but thrive.
How can you adjust your voice, posture and other nonverbals to give yourself more presence and confidence in the classroom?
The practice of using single point rubrics is slowly but surely catching on. Try one for yourself and let us see it!
The two teachers behind this service don't send stuff to your doorstep. They personally select resources for your classroom, and they deliver them right to your inbox.
Do you send all your discipline problems to the office? Stop giving your power away! It's time to re-establish YOURSELF as the one in charge of your classroom.
Like having a totally chill, smart buddy at your side, Dave Stuart's book will help you see that implementing the Common Core doesn't have to be a big deal.
Celebrating Think-Pair-Share, the Little Strategy That Could, and sharing some best practices for making it work for you.
Although most of these tools aren't brand-new, they are all growing in popularity, and each one can enhance teaching and learning in unique, time-saving, or engaging ways.
You won’t have the time other teachers normally get to prepare their classrooms, set up procedures, and plan good lessons. You’re jumping onto a fast-moving train, and it won’t stop until the year is over. Here are some tips to help you navigate the rest of the year with both your sanity and your desire to teach fully intact.
In our first "Day in the Life" memoir, guest writer Jay Malone shares his experience in running an English-language school in Aktau, Kazakhstan.
James Sturtevant's book, You've Gotta Connect, is full of practical, actionable advice and tools to strengthen the quality of your connection with students.
Advice from three ESL teachers on the things regular classroom teachers can do to help English language learners thrive in mainstream classrooms.