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For those teachers who aren’t teaching summer school, June through August are the best months of the year. No homework to track down from students, no lesson plans or evenings spent grading, no school bells punctuating the day. Busy days at school transform into busy days at home...

As you try to tame the craze that the end of the year brings, teachers may be considering new behavior plans and discipline methods in their classrooms. Does your include a big stick?

 

Last spring, Newsweek published a story about a principal who turned his school...

Q: Typically, I have positive relationships with most of the parents in my class, but one mom continually causes me problems. Whenever she makes a request for her son that I can’t or won’t comply with, she literally screams at me. How should I deal with...

I am overwhelmed with jealousy. This jealousy isn’t necessarily directed at teachers who are enjoying snow days this week, but to all teachers who get to recapture that childlike innocence and excitement that comes with a snow day. 

Despite the Supreme Court ruling banning creationism and intelligent design in science classrooms, evolution is still on trial in Texas and Louisiana.

 

I feel like it’s the Scopes monkey trial all over again. [Or at least the fictional account I read in Inherit the Wind...

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To end the summer with a giggle, I've compiled and concocted 20 side-splitting (and maybe a...

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With the 14-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks approaching, now is the time for you...

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As we look to what the future of teacher tenure may be, it’s important to recognize a few key...

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Classroom games add flair and student engagement to more tedious, yet necessary tasks...

Potential teacher being interviewed.

Preparing for a teaching interview is a lot like studying for a test. You can review commonly...