Job Search Tips for Experienced Teachers

Experienced teachers are the backbone of any school district. They are the ones who mentor new teachers and chair committees, and they handle the difficult-to-teach students. All of those years of experience have built a reservoir of knowledge and strength that cannot be denied. However, when it comes to looking for a teaching job in […]

Teacher Appreciation Week 2014

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! From May 5th – May 9th, we take this time out to pay special attention to the teachers in our lives, and to highlight the pivotal role they play in student success – both personally and academically. Teachers have an impact on student achievement every day of the year, but Teacher […]

The Relationship Between Professional Development and Student Achievement

Looking for a way to strengthen your classroom management skills and improve your students’ academic achievement? By participating in teacher professional development programs, and attending education conferences, you can do both. Research proves that participating in professional development is the key to unlocking student success in the classroom. Connection to Student Learning Professional development for […]


It’s Easy Being Green: Resources for Teaching Earth Day

First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day set the stage for a newfound environmental awareness. In this current era of global warming, it is more important than ever for teachers to promote Earth Day in the classroom, preparing our future stewards of this planet. For this coming Earth Day on April 22 (or any other day), […]

2014 Education Conferences

Professional development for teachers is important in order to grow and improve as an educator. Conferences with focuses such as STEM or higher education are great opportunities for teachers to learn about the latest trends, network with other professionals and improve their craft. The following are 10 incredible development opportunities taking place all across the […]

The Pros and Cons of the Common Core Standards

Guest post written by Sue Montgomery Confused about the Common Core? Join the crowd. A polarizing topic in educational systems across the country, the Common Core Standards, also referred to as the Common Core Standards Initiative (CCSI), are frequently misunderstood by those who are affected by it — the teachers responsible for implementing them. But […]