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How to Nail the Interview for a Teaching Position – Nail #5: Be a Team Player

How to Nail the Interview for a Teaching Position – Nail #5: Be a Team Player

Here is the fifth Nail in the Nailing the Teacher Interview series. Be a Team Player. This is a big one. There might not be the specific question: “Are you a team player?” But, it’s one of the most important qualities that those on the interview panel are looking for. I read somewhere, “You can […]

California Teachers Summit – What a Great Experience

California Teachers Summit – What a Great Experience

I had the pleasure of attending the California Teachers Summit in Pasadena. It was a great experience. Over 15,000 teachers and school administrators attended the 33 locations where the event took place. Although there was a satellite site in my school district, I wanted to be at the main site – Pasadena. I was impressed […]

10 Ways to Find Success Without Lowering Your Bar in the Classroom

10 Ways to Find Success Without Lowering Your Bar in the Classroom

There was a time, in the good old days, when I would teach high level concepts, and the majority of my students would get it. Their parents were super supportive, and for the most part, the students were self-motivated. They cared about their education, and life for me as a teacher was good. I had […]

Tutorial on Using Mail Merge – An Amazing Time-Saving Tool for Teachers

Tutorial on Using Mail Merge – An Amazing Time-Saving Tool for Teachers

I recently had to coordinate a day where 8th grade students had to go to the library to meet with the high school counselors to register for next year. There were about 500 students who had to attend. There wasn’t a lot of time allotted to meet with each counselor, so I had to make […]