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8 Fun Activities to Do While Teaching High School

One of the reasons I decided to teach high school was because I think Language Arts is fun—unfortunately, many people disagree with me. So as I create lesson plans, I’ve worked to include fun activities that are suitable for high school students. I want students to discover how Language Arts (or any subject) can be fun. Here are eight of my best practices!

Can You Complete Student Teaching Abroad?

In 2014, there were over 300,000 college students who chose to study abroad. These students took...

How to Find Used Classroom Furniture

Adding furniture and decorations in your classroom helps spruce up the space. Unfortunately,...

What to Do If You Can’t Find Teaching Jobs

It doesn’t matter how well prepared you are or how well you did in student teaching. Sometimes,...

Best Ways to Fail Student Teaching

If you were wondering whether or not it’s possible to fail student teaching, you should know that...

How to Become a Teacher: A Guide for Aspiring Teachers

So you want to become a school teacher. But where do you start? Well, that’s not exactly a simple...

Can You Complete Student Teaching in Summer?

Can you complete student teaching in summer? Unfortunately, most programs will tell you that this...

Your Student Teaching Binder: What to Include

A new student teacher often looks like a deer in headlights. They’re full of anxious anticipation...

6 Student Teaching Lesson Plan Tips

Your lesson plan should follow the format outlined by your college or cooperating teacher. In...

Student Teaching Evaluation

The student teaching evaluation is typically completed by your supervising teacher at the end of...

Public, Private, or Parochial Teaching

Suppose you want to become a teacher.  I think that’s great!  Making a difference in the lives of...

Steps for Setting Classroom Expectations for Your Students

Studies have shown that when you set high expectations for your students, they will work to meet...

Student Teaching Observation

Student teaching observation time can be nerve-wracking! But it doesn’t have to be. Take a deep...

6 Things to Consider When Picking a School District

Choosing which schools and districts to apply to is a hugely important decision for beginning...

What to Do if Student Teaching Isn’t Going Well

Student teaching is meant to be difficult, but some people have tougher experiences than others....

Licensing Requirements for Teaching Abroad

Before I get into this topic, I have to say I was thrilled when Magoosh asked me to write about...

25 Elementary Teacher Must Have Teaching Supplies

At the beginning of the school year, you need to stock your classroom with the supplies that you’ll...

How to Write a Back to School Parent Letter

Writing a back to school parent letter is an important task. It helps parents know what to expect...

Top Classroom Assessment Techniques

Rather than asking students to regurgitate facts on a test, it’s important to come up with...

What to Know About Teaching at an Alternative School

An alternative school is typically known for helping students that are considered at risk for not...

Student Teaching Difficulties to Prepare For

Student teaching. The very idea strikes fear into the hearts of many teacher education students. As...

What Degree Do You Need to Teach?

If you’re considering a career in teaching, it’s important to get the right credentials. The most...

8 Ways to Start Your Class Every Day

From the moment that your students arrive, you can start the day on the right foot. These first few...

Must-Have Teaching Apps

It seems like there’s an app for just about everything these days. Therefore, you probably aren’t...

Should I Consider Teach for America?

For the uninitiated, Teach for America is an alternative certification program that recruits people...
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