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Engaging your Students with Amazon

During my time as a teacher, I’ve searched for ways to “set the stage to engage.” This post is a roundup of a few of my favorites and how to use them! 449 more words

New Teachers

I’ve got tidbits to share

I am an elementary school teacher with 20 years of teaching to my name.  I’ve learned many valuable things over the years as I’ve taught students, managed many different classrooms of budding, young minds and grown as a teacher through my own personal experiences and just through living life.   59 more words


Sick Days

Have you ever felt guilty for calling in a substitute teacher (or TOC as they are called in our district) because you had a headache, felt sniffly or just felt all around worn out?   198 more words


Interview Tips for New Teachers

It’s completely normal to feel nervous about that job interview when you’re trying to get your first teaching job.  Here are some tips that will help you feel prepared and confident going into the job interview: 879 more words


Time to Reflect

Reflection is a very effective form of professional learning, one we aren’t always good about as educators. It always seems as if we need to move on to the next unit, the next activity; and little time if any is taken to reflect upon what we’ve learned. 208 more words

Work Life Balance and the Modern Teacher (Excuse Me Mrs Elias)

So where do I start? Firstly, let me introduce myself. My name is Alicia and I am in my sixth year of primary school teaching. I live in Western Australia so our education system is somewhat different to the United States and Europe – and no…we do not have kangaroos along our freeways and roads…only if you live in the country! 1,072 more words

New Teachers

Circle, Underline, Bubble, REPEAT!

A Reflection by our Executive Director Nakia McCall

“How do they expect me to get increased proficiency and mastery if I do not teach these test taking skills?  749 more words