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10 Tips to How to Never Need the Union to Keep Your Job

10 Tips to How to Never Need the Union to Keep Your Job

When I was teaching, I always would ask myself, “If it wasn’t for the union, would I still have a job?” This question, kept me “earning” my teaching position. As an assistant principal, however, I actually find myself in this position. There really isn’t a union for me. I could be let go at any […]

10 Ways to Build and Maintain Strong Connections with Your Students

10 Ways to Build and Maintain Strong Connections with Your Students

Hello again, I can’t believe it’s been so long since my last post. Sorry about that. I have been focusing much of my time on my podcast, (and my day job), and I have been neglecting this blog. Again, sorry. In these last few months, however, I have learned so much about the effect we […]

10 Teacher Assumptions for a Successful Classroom

10 Teacher Assumptions for a Successful Classroom

Hello again, I want to share a lesson that I learned a long time ago. The students in my class are not all like the student I was at their age. I know this seems like a simple concept, but what I found was that I was making assumptions about my students based on the […]

10 Tips to Successful Parent Phone Calls

10 Tips to Successful Parent Phone Calls

One of the most important, yet most neglected responsibilities of many teachers is communicating with parents. The problem is that many teachers are great talking to kids, but when it comes to talking to adults about their precious kids, it can get a bit tough. Many teachers leave this task at the bottom of the […]