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The Pros and Cons of Using a Classroom Behavior Chart

By Jamie Goodwin on December 22, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, Classroom, Elementary

When using a classroom behavior chart, the teacher will have students move their name down when they fail to follow the rules or don’t behave in class. I’ve seen teachers use a stoplight, golf...

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I Had a Bad Student Teaching Experience. Now What?

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

So the unthinkable has happened. You had a bad student teaching experience. Maybe you didn’t reach any of the goals you set as a student teacher. Maybe you and your cooperating teacher never got...

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Top Student Teaching Fears and How to Overcome Them

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

Even if you’ve spent a lot of time in front of a classroom or practicing skills in college courses, it’s difficult to overcome the anxiety you feel for student teaching. It’s exciting to finally...

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Top Benefits of Student Teaching

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

In high school, I often heard my peers ask our teachers the same question over and over again: when am I ever going to use this again? With this question, students are essentially asking—how does...

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Should I Become a College Professor? 7 Things to Consider

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

If you’re looking into becoming a teacher, you’ve probably thought about all of your options as far as which grade to teach. Licensed school teaching—the kind of work you get with qualifying...

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Student Teaching vs. Practicum

By David Recine on December 20, 2018
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

As you progress in your education degree, you’ll hear two important terms: student teaching and practicum. These are two different types of field work. You’ll do your practicum before you do any...

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36 Top Jobs for Teachers Outside of the Classroom

By Jamie Goodwin on December 18, 2018
Topics:  Teachers, Career

After completing student teaching, receiving your teaching certificate, and getting your first classroom, you may find that teaching just isn’t for you. Maybe the state where you teach doesn't...

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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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Student Teaching Letter of Introduction to the Principal

By Jamie Goodwin on December 14, 2018
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

Student teaching can be an extended job interview. If you’re interested in working in the school or school district, you should strive to make a great impression. One thing that you can do before...

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My Student Teaching Experience: Lessons Learned

By Jamie Goodwin on April 11, 2018
Topics:  Student Teaching, Classroom, Career

The student teaching experience allows you to put everything that you’ve learned about education and your subject matter into action. You get to test the waters under the supervision of an...

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