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Tips for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

It is easy to experience burnout throughout the school year when you are constantly doing the same things, working long hours grading papers, and stressing out over lesson plans and parent teacher conferences. However, there are ways to combat burnout. Here are a few tips…

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Halloween Classroom Activities

Here are some fun ways to celebrate Halloween in the classroom:
·        Create a writing prompt inspired by Halloween. It can be something as basic as a scary story or Halloween in general or something more specific like ghosts, pumpkins, witches, etc.…

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Benefits of Becoming a Teacher

Have you ever considered becoming a teacher? Teaching is a fulfilling job with lots of laughs, new bonds constantly being formed, and all the while, you are making a difference in your student’s lives. Here are several benefits of becoming a teacher:

·       Job security-…

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Help Prevent Bullying

Teachers have an incredible amount of responsibility lying on their shoulders.  They must educate tomorrow’s leaders and in doing so, they must make sure that the classroom and playground are safe and bully-free. Bullying affects more students now than ever. Taking measures to prevent bullying may…

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Why Choose ACT?

ACT is an alternative teacher certification program that is designed to expedite and simplify the process of becoming a teacher. What is an alternative teacher certification, you may ask? Alternative teacher certification is a process one can complete in order to become a teacher. There…

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Ways to Encourage Reading in the Classroom

Back to school is around the corner. Your classroom has been decorated and lesson plans have been created. Do you have time set aside for reading? Reading is an important part of school and a skill that your students will use throughout their life. It…

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What Makes a Great Teacher?

Teaching is one of the most important jobs out there. Educating the next generation is a complex career that requires a lot out of educators. There are many characteristics teachers should have; loving kids is a good example. But what makes a great teacher? Here…

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Stay Ahead During the Summer

Stay Ahead During the Summer
Summer is the time to take a break from the classroom and do a little relaxing. Maybe take a trip to see a loved one or visit an exciting city a few states over. However,…

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Time to Grow!

Spring is the season of growth and freshness and new beginnings! Start off the season with a fun…

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