Developing as a effective educator is a process that takes time, experience, and lots of mistakes and mishaps during the journey. Throughout the teaching career, one will proceed through a continuum, first starting as a novice teacher absorbing every bit of pedagogy they come across, and after many years and many stages along the way, … Continue reading Becoming a Teacher Jedi
Being an educator can be hard. Our days are often filled more with trials than with triumphs, but every now and then, we stumble upon a rare gem of a moment that makes it all worth it...
With the interesting weather we've been having, from rain storms, to blizzards, and frigid cold, it seems like students are finding all kinds of reasons to not venture out to school. Maybe we should tell them about the time we had to walk to school uphill, both ways!
Sometimes the stresses of teaching can become so overwhelming, what an educator really needs is not a new pedagogical technique, more technology in the classroom, or even a bigger cup of coffee. Rather, we may benefit more from a good ol' therapy session!
The Super Bowl is here and everyone is talking about their favorite team and star player. As teachers, we know we are the true superstars, doing all we can each day to help the world's young people succeed.. Imagine a society that actually gave us the recognition and rewards we deserved, rather than those that … Continue reading Superbowl or Super Teachers
Teaching can be a tough profession. Besides dealing with kids that are riding an emotional rollercoaster all day, our profession also tends to become the scapegoat for all of society's ills. It's a wonder how educators are able to put up with it all. This comic may shed some light on the subject.