Truths About Your First Year Teaching

Truths About Your First Year Teaching

The first year is always the hardest. You’re getting used to new routines, new procedures, how to work with and deal with other adults, and how to be responsible for molding and guiding your students. Here are a few things to keep in mind.  ...

Important Key To A Successful Classroom

Important Key To A Successful Classroom

There are a lot of things that you can attribute to a successful classroom; your instruction, relationship with students, your ability to manage the classroom and difficult behaviors, and so much more. Of all the classrooms I have taught in, one of...

Academics Are Important, But Focus On Life Skills First

Academics Are Important, But Focus On Life Skills First

I know this is probably a controversial statement, but hear me out. Academics are of course important and should always be the driving force behind what we do in the classroom, BUT teaching life skills is what will essentially lead to independence...

A Simple Guide to Parent Communication

A Simple Guide to Parent Communication

As parents, we want to know everything our child has done at school that day. What went well or not so well? Did they have a good day? Did they learn anything? But we rarely ever get that many details, even from our verbal, typically developing...

Keeping Your Sanity Through A Tough School Year

Keeping Your Sanity Through A Tough School Year

The first year of teaching (and every year after, if I’m speaking honestly) will always bring emotional ups and downs as the school year continues. I know, you’re trying your best and going above and beyond to be a great teacher and do right by...

How To Be Proactive And Deal With “Difficult Parents”

How To Be Proactive And Deal With “Difficult Parents”

Are you worried because your coworkers have told you that you have “very difficult parents”? Yes, it’s true. In our profession we will encounter parents who are not so easy to work with. BUT there is also a way you can take action, to prepare...

To First Year Teachers (Brand New or Career Switchers)

To First Year Teachers (Brand New or Career Switchers)

The first year of teaching is almost the most difficult year a teacher will have in their career, but also the most unforgettable. It is so difficult to prepare for all the new experiences you are about to go through: being in front of and teaching...

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