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First Week of Teaching: Complete!

So, I have successfully completed my first week ever of teaching, and that feels pretty good.

The first morning on my drive in, I honestly thought that I was going to throw up I was so nervous. 723 more words

Tis The Season

5 things I learnt in my NQT year

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Next week I’m about to embark on my second year of teaching. I am really looking forward to getting back into things and, although there are many people out there that will slate me for this(!), I am definitely glad the holidays are nearly over… 767 more words


Staples Teacher Appreciation Day

Here we go again!  15% off with your OCT Card.  It might not be as good as the previous deals that we mentioned, but it won’t hurt. 58 more words

Professional growth

I think there should be more open dialogue about being a young professional.

The reality is that tonight has not been the only night I’ve been up past midnight fretting about my career. 511 more words


Books in School Classrooms

Photo Credit: Apples for Your Eye

School is just now beginning for most of the country, and with the start of a new school year comes the start of many new careers in teaching. 315 more words

Building Relationships with Students

 Precept of the Day

No significant learning occurs without a significant relationship of mutual respect.

Dr. James Comer

The master teacher is deliberate in establishing a functioning learning community by devoting time and energy to building relationships.

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There's a Difference Between Being a Team Player and Being Taken Advantage of

So this new job…I just…yo.

I can’t event wrap my mind around it completely just yet.  I’ve been hit with a curve and we’re not even a week into the school year yet. 497 more words