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Allison White

Allison is an Early Childhood Educator who has been a teacher since 2010. She graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 2010 with a degree in Psychology, focused in Child Development. She began her teaching career as a 2nd grade teacher in Washington, D.C. After moving to Denver, Colorado she discovered a passion for Early Childhood Special Education. She earned a Master's in the subject from University of Colorado Denver in 2015. She spent Spring 2016 teaching pre-service early childhood educators at the undergraduate level. Now she and her husband are on a big adventure travelling around the western United States in an RV!

Recent Posts

Inclusion: Helping All Students Belong in Your Classroom!

Inclusion is creating a community in your classroom that includes both students with and without disabilities. Research shows us that not only is inclusion best practice, but it benefits ALL kids...

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How to Individualize Lessons

By Allison White on January 22, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, High School, Classroom, Middle School

Teaching can sometimes feel like a frustrating exercise in “teaching to the middle.” By knowing how to individualize lessons for your students, you can make sure each and every child is learning...

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Top 5 Stress Management Techniques for Teachers

By Allison White on January 22, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching
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Writing a Letter to Parents as a Student Teacher

By Allison White on January 16, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

As a student teacher, writing a letter to parents is your first step in communicating with families. It serves as their introduction to you as their child’s teacher. With these tips, you will make...

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How to Balance Teaching and Grad School

By Allison White on January 08, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career

Teaching and grad school are both very challenging. Doing them together is not for the faint of heart! It is possible though — I’ve done it, and so have many others. Here are some tips for...

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Should I Become an Elementary School Teacher?

By Allison White on December 26, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career, Elementary

Every teacher has their own favorite age. Some teachers love teaching 4th graders, others enjoy the challenge of teaching high school calculus or teaching Kindergartners to read. Only you can know...

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25 Questions to Ask Your Cooperating Teacher

By Allison White on December 22, 2018
Topics:  Student Teaching

Working with an experienced teacher is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about teaching in general, get feedback on your teaching specifically, and to learn about what you can expect in the...

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Tips for New Teachers: Setting Personal Goals

By Allison White on December 14, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career

Goal setting is an important and ongoing part of any career. As a teacher, setting personal goals can help you stay focused and motivated. They can also help you develop your sense of self as a...

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How Do I Put Student Teaching on my Resume?

By Allison White on April 11, 2018
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

Student teaching is an important part of your work experience as an educator, so you should definitely list it on your resume. Of course, that might be easier said than done, so we've provided...

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Student Teaching Resume Examples

By Allison White on April 11, 2018
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

You taught the lessons. You turned in all the write-ups. You finished your student teaching! Here’s how to add student teaching to your resume, including some student teaching resume examples!

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