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Quiet Games in the Classroom: 5 Games Your Students Will Love

By Jamie Goodwin on December 25, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, Classroom, Middle School, Elementary

You always want to have fun teaching. But sometimes you need quiet games in the classroom. Maybe the weather has pushed recess indoors. Maybe your students need to let loose to help them refocus....

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Writing a Goodbye Letter to Students After Student Teaching

By Jamie Goodwin on December 23, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching

After spending so much time with your students, it’s hard to say goodbye to them. It's not one of the student teaching difficulties you've prepared for. One great way to do this is through a...

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Average Starting Teacher Salaries by State

By David Recine on December 22, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, Career

As you prepare to become a teacher, it’s good to know the average starting teacher salaries by state. What will you make at your first teaching job? Which state is the best state to teach in, in...

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How to Become a High School Teacher

By Jamie Goodwin on December 22, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, High School, Career

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...

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How to Answer the “Describe Your Teaching Style” Question

By David Recine on December 22, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, Career

Some interview questions can trip you up if you're not prepared ahead of time. I remember the first time I was asked, "How would you describe your teaching style?"  I froze up like a deer in the...

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10 Things to Know Before Becoming a Teacher

By Jamie Goodwin on December 22, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career

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

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Do You Get Paid for Student Teaching?

By David Recine on December 22, 2018
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

Student teaching is demanding full time work that can last for months, and even as long as a year! So many Magooshers may ask… do you get paid for student teaching? The answer to that question is ...

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Top Student Teaching Portfolio Ideas

By Jamie Goodwin on December 22, 2018
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

Your student teaching portfolio should showcase who you are as a teacher. It should show potential employers your ideas, objectives, methods, assessment, improvements made, and effectiveness as a...

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Top Questioning Techniques in the Classroom

By Jamie Goodwin on December 22, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, High School, Classroom, Middle School

There are lots of reasons for using questioning techniques as one of your teaching strategies in the classroom. You could use questions to engage your students, check for understanding, test for...

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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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