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What Is Student Teaching?

By David Recine on January 31, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

If you’re thinking of becoming a teacher, you’ve probably heard the term “student teaching.” But what is student teaching, and why is it so important? That question can be answered in two...

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Student Teaching Outfits: What to Wear

By David Recine on January 28, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

What should your student teaching outfits look like? What to wear may sound like a silly question, but it’s important . . . and surprisingly easy to get wrong.

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What Subject Should You Teach? How to Decide

By David Recine on January 25, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career

So you want to become a teacher. But what subject should you teach? This is a big decision because different subjects require different teacher training. Ideally, you should pick a subject to...

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Student Teaching Gifts for the End of Your Experience

By Jamie Goodwin on January 25, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching

We've already taken a look at ideas for student teaching that will help engage your kids and make your experience a great one. As your student teaching experience comes to a close, you may decide...

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Top 5 Stress Management Techniques for Teachers

By Allison White on January 22, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching
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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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Can You Fail Student Teaching?

By David Recine on January 17, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

As I’ve said, student teaching counts as a university course. And yet, this time of learning can bring up many fears and anxieties in some student teachers. Many nervous teachers in-training ask...

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Writing a Letter to Parents as a Student Teacher

By Allison White on January 16, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

As a student teacher, writing a letter to parents is your first step in communicating with families. It serves as their introduction to you as their child’s teacher. With these tips, you will make...

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