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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!

Recent Posts

Interview Questions for Teaching That You Should Prepare For

By Jamie Goodwin on January 22, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Career

As you prepare for your teaching interview, it’s important to know what questions could be asked of you. That way, you can start thinking about how you’d answer them ahead of time and be prepared....

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How to Create Fun Teaching Worksheets

By Jamie Goodwin on January 22, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, High School, Classroom, Middle School, Elementary

How do you create fun teaching worksheets? Do fun and worksheets even belong in the same sentence together? Let’s face it. Most students don’t want to sit around doing worksheets. However,...

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Does GPA Matter for Getting a Teaching Job?

By Jamie Goodwin on January 21, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career

My friend struggled to get through her general classes. Let’s just say that she didn’t get the straight A’s that she had hoped to get. She asked me, “does GPA matter for teaching jobs?” The simple...

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How Does Substitute Teaching Work? 6 Steps for Subbing

By Jamie Goodwin on January 21, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career

Substitute teaching requirements differ by school district. In some school districts, you may be able to substitute teach before completing your degree. It can be a great way to gain experience...

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What to Include in a Student Teaching Portfolio

By Jamie Goodwin on January 18, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

You’ll use your student teaching portfolio when you apply for a job, ask for a promotion, apply for a grant, and for other situations. It’s evidence of your teaching abilities, documenting the...

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10 Reasons Why Teaching Is Fun

By Jamie Goodwin on January 15, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Career

Someone once said, “choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” That’s how I feel about teaching. Teaching is not only something that I love to do, but I think it’s...

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The Best Ways to Use Tablets in the Classroom with Students

There is lots of great technology to use in the classroom–one of which is tablets. If your classroom is lucky enough to have tablets for your students to use, try these 8 ways to use tablets in...

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7 Things to Know If You Want to Teach in Alaska

By Jamie Goodwin on January 11, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career

There are different things to know about teaching in each state. If you want to teach in Alaska, here are some things that you should know.

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Pros and Cons of Classroom Seating Arrangements

By Jamie Goodwin on January 10, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Classroom

When students walk into your classroom, one of the first things that they want to know is where they should sit. Many teachers choose to take away the mystery by creating classroom seating...

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6 Student Teaching Last Day Ideas to Consider

By Jamie Goodwin on January 09, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

You’ve worked hard throughout your student teaching experience. Now that it’s the last day, you want to leave on a high note. You want to plan a fun but educational experience for your students....

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