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"That's not how Mrs. Smith does it!" or The Plight of Substitute Teachers

As October comes to a close, there is a decent chance that there have been substitute teachers roaming the halls of most schools. As a teacher who has arranged and planned for subs many times over the years, I can say that it is more work getting ready for a sub than being in the classroom myself. 376 more words


How to Land a Full-Time Job in Academia: 8 Items of Concern

Ah, the elusive full-time job in the academic world…. It is hard to come by these days. How do you get it?

I originally wanted to write a satire on the academic job search, but I figured that this approach would be less helpful. 2,011 more words

Academic Job Market

So, How Was Your First Day of School?

As a teacher, my first day actually began the night before. I didn’t sleep well, probably from the excitement and anticipation of meeting my new class the next day, and I always had a dream that I wasn’t in my classroom when my new students arrived- not a good way to start the school year. 488 more words


Teaching Practicum: First round of observation


The lecturer that observed me was very tolerable, and alhamdulillah he even asked for my permission before the observations were done! :)  Dr.Syed was a very polite man and has interesting views on psychology and education. 1,261 more words

Teaching Practicum

Prayers for Discernment: PhD Rejections

S:  Hello, this is St. Scholastica.  How may I help you?
This prayer may be recorded for quality control purposes. 

P: Holy Scholastica, I’m having a tough time with my graduate school choices, 401 more words

Welcome to "Tales From the Classroom and Lessons Learned"!

Welcome, and thanks for visiting! “Tales From the Classroom and Lessons Learned” is about schools and all those who make up the school community- students, teachers, parents, administrators, etc. 349 more words


Westfield Middle School Lesson Plans

As part of my ED228 class, I created five distinct lesson plans and then created those lessons on my own Moodle course for students at Westfield Middle School to interact with. 121 more words

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