6 Tricks for Staying Positive while Teaching

6 Tricks for Staying Positive while Teaching

Teaching can be an extremely difficult job.  Teachers deal with high-stakes standardized testing, low parental involvement, bad behavior, lack of support from administration, unrealistic expectations, threats of violence, and many more challenges.  When these...
6 Simple Ways to Impress Your Principal

6 Simple Ways to Impress Your Principal

Everyone wants to make a good impression on their boss, and teachers are no different.  Whether you are new to a school or have worked there for years, it’s never a bad idea to try to impress your principal.  Here are some simple ways to impress your principal....
Disagreements with Parents: How to Handle Them

Disagreements with Parents: How to Handle Them

Disagreements with parents are inevitable.  As a teacher, you need to be ready to handle disagreements with parents calmly.  As you probably know, having positive relationships with parents and families can improve your relationship with your students and the...
20 Common Teacher Interview Questions

20 Common Teacher Interview Questions

Interviewing for teaching positions can be challenging.  I would know – I have had to do it WAY too many times.  Because my husband’s career has caused us to move every couple years, I have interviewed (successfully!) multiple times in Illinois, Virginia,...
Top Teacher Interview Tips

Top Teacher Interview Tips

Interviewing for a teaching position can be an overwhelming and stressful experience.  I should know – I have participated in MANY teacher interviews!  Luckily, I was able to land a teaching job three different times.  Through my experiences teaching and...