The Growing Demand for ESL Teachers: ESL Teacher Shortage Areas

According to a U.S. Census Bureau report, 55.4 million people in the United States reported speaking a different non-English language at home, making ESL teachers a necessity in today’s schools. If you have ever thought about becoming a teacher, pursuing an ESL certification can be a great choice. General Teaching Demand According to the U.S. […]

Animals in Education-Teaching with Critters

George Elliot once stated, “Animals are such agreeable friends — they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.” While Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) has long been used in counseling and rehabilitative centers, animals provide a plethora of benefits to the school classroom. In these days of high-stakes testing and frenetic scheduling, a classroom pet or […]

Teaching in Abu Dhabi

Today’s guest blog is written by Amy Woodbridge of Teach Away Inc. Teach Away is a worldwide leader in international teacher recruitment. With the widest variety of international teaching jobs in over 40 countries, Teach Away’s international offices match educators with the best teaching jobs abroad. Amy has taught abroad in Japan, China, and Thailand, […]

The Teacher Turnover Problem

These days we not only have to worry about students leaving school too soon, we have to worry about recruiting and retaining high quality teachers as well! Right now 30 percent of teachers leave the field within the first two years. The inevitable result of this high turnover is a stressed education system with inexperienced […]

Applying to Grad School: Writing Your Personal Statement

While many aspects of the admissions process for graduate school focus on grades, your personal statement is an opportunity to set yourself apart from the competition, to become more than just a grade point average.

Teach Away: Helping Teachers Find Positions Abroad

By Amy of Teach Away Inc. Live abroad, save money, learn, explore. As a teacher, why limit yourself? Teaching is a global career, and as English speakers, American teachers are in a position to explore other countries while continuing to work in the profession they love. Due to the increasing popularity of English-language teaching overseas, […]