Jamie Goodwin

Jamie graduated from Brigham Young University- Idaho with a degree in English Education. She spent several years teaching and tutoring students at the elementary, high school, and college level. She currently works as a contract writer and curriculum developer for online education courses. In her free time, she enjoys running and spending time with her boys!

How to Become a High School Teacher

With my love for teaching and all things English, I knew that I wanted to teach high school. But the question remained how would I become a high school teacher? What would I need to do to become certified? There are several different paths that one could take, but generally high school teacher candidates need the following.

10 Things to Know Before Becoming a Teacher

So, you’re thinking about becoming a teacher. Before taking the plunge, here are 10 things that you...

Top Student Teaching Portfolio Ideas

Your student teaching portfolio should showcase who you are as a teacher. It should show potential...

Top Questioning Techniques in the Classroom

There are lots of reasons for using questioning techniques as one of your teaching strategies in...

The Pros and Cons of Using a Classroom Behavior Chart

When using a classroom behavior chart, the teacher will have students move their name down when...

Top Student Teaching Fears and How to Overcome Them

Even if you’ve spent a lot of time in front of a classroom or practicing skills in college courses,...

Top Benefits of Student Teaching

In high school, I often heard my peers ask our teachers the same question over and over again: when...

36 Top Jobs for Teachers Outside of the Classroom

After completing student teaching, receiving your teaching certificate, and getting your first...

Student Teaching Letter of Introduction to the Principal

Student teaching can be an extended job interview. If you’re interested in working in the school or...

My Student Teaching Experience: Lessons Learned

The student teaching experience allows you to put everything that you’ve learned about education...

Top 10 Teaching Strategies to Use in Your Classroom

A teaching strategy is the method you use to convey information to your students. There may be a...

Top 10 Tips to Keep You Awake While Studying

After a long day of classes and fulfilling other responsibilities, it’s hard to keep your eyes open...

Top 10 Classroom Rules for Elementary School Students

Classroom rules are important to your class community. When students have rules, they know what...

10 Reasons to Become a Teacher

The truth of the matter is that teaching isn’t a job for everyone. In fact, you should think long...

Do Cellphones Belong in the Classroom?

Recently, I watched as a group of elementary school students got off the school bus. To my...
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