Best Time to Apply for Teaching Jobs

When completing student teaching, it’s a good idea to start looking for teaching jobs. But when is the best time to apply for teaching jobs? Here are some of the things that are going on each month to help you decide when to apply. Winter At the beginning of the year, schools start posting about […]

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The Importance of Teacher Education and Reasons to Enroll in One

Although it’s possible to become a teacher without completing a teacher education program, here is the importance of teacher education and 5 reasons you should pursue this course of action to become a teacher instead. Learn Latest Techniques Teaching is one of the oldest professions. We’ve learned teaching methods from people of the past, such […]

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3 Ways to Discover Substitute Teacher Openings in Your Area

Before graduating from college, I decided to look into substitute teacher openings. I figured that it would be a great way to gain practical teaching experience, make some money, and pad my resume. Of course, there are lots of reasons to seek out substitute teacher openings. If you’re looking for a full-time teaching position, substitute […]

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What Should Substitute Teachers Bring With Them?

What should substitute teachers bring with them? Don’t show up to a substitute teaching assignment empty handed. Here are the some of the top things that you should have in your substitute teacher bag to get you through the day. Behavior Management Supplies Without their regular teacher in the room, students have a tendency to […]

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States that Require Substitute Teacher Certification

If you decide to become a substitute teacher, you need to research the requirements to sub in your state. Consequently, the requirements vary greatly. In some cases, school districts within the state have requirements that vary, too. Check out some of the requirements for substitute teaching in each state according to the National Education Association: […]

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4 Tips for Choosing Your Teacher Candidate Work Sample

When first applying for teacher jobs, a teacher candidate doesn’t have a lot of experience. They do, however, have the opportunity to bring a portfolio that demonstrates his or her abilities. The portfolio can include observations, examples of your syllabus, and more. It should also include a teacher candidate work sample or two. To help […]

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How Teachers Can Make the Most of Summer Break

It’s tiring to hear how teachers are so lucky to have summers off. It’s not like teachers get to spend these months poolside or off on some exotic vacation. Oh no. Teachers are busy all summer. Teachers can make the most of their summer break by doing some of the following activities. Professional Development Completing professional […]

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Top 8 Tips for Teaching Young Learners

Teachers need to consider the age of their students in order to teach them effectively, especially younger children. Use these tips for teaching young learners to best help your students. Make Connections with Students Young students need to know that their teacher cares about them. They need to feel a connection to their teacher. Learn […]

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