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How Teachers can Learn from the Lady in the Iphone

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I was given the opportunity to attend an AVID conference last week in Palm Desert, CA. It was being held in a nice hotel, about 2 hours away from where I lived. I had never been there, so I was going to need directions. In the past, I would pull out a map or look […]

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 […]

#I4TK – A New Hashtag for Teachers – It’s For The Kids.

#I4TK – A New Hashtag for Teachers – It’s For The Kids.

It’s that time of year. We’re in the middle of March, and I’m hearing about many teachers feeling a little overwhelmed. Danielle Mizuta shared in her guest post about going through the “tough time” in a year, and for many teachers, it feels like they’re in that time every day. It’s easy to feel a […]