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  • The Essential Teacher Trait That Has Emerged in the Pandemic

    • Jul 28, 2020
    • Elizabeth Heubeck

    As you look for teaching jobs amid COVID-19, being able to explain how you’ll show empathy and build connections with students in a remote learning environment is crucial.

  • How to Tell If a School District Is Committed to Racial Equity and Inclusion

    • Jul 8, 2020
    • Elizabeth Heubeck

    If you’re looking for a teaching job and want to know if a school or district actively supports the hiring and retention of people of color, here are six things to look for.

  • Job Hunting in the Pandemic

    • Jun 17, 2020
    • Elizabeth Heubeck

    Even in turbulent times, there are steps you can take to increase your odds of landing a teaching job.

  • 5 Essential Teacher Traits Recruiters Are Looking For

    • May 27, 2020
    • Elizabeth Heubeck

    The COVID-19 pandemic is changing some of the skills and characteristics recruiters are searching for as they hire teachers. Here’s what job seekers need to know.

  • Introductory Videos: How Job Seekers Can Impress Recruiters 

    • May 20, 2020
    • Elizabeth Heubeck

    Virtual hiring is requiring job-seeking teachers to create introductory videos to introduce themselves. Here are 5 ways to make your video stand out from the pack.

  • Teacher doing a video interview

    Virtual Job Fairs Keep Teacher Recruitment Moving Forward

    • May 12, 2020
    • Elizabeth Heubeck

    Universities and other career organizations move quickly to replace in-person career fairs with virtual ones.

  • Virtual Teaching: Skill of the Future? Or Not So Much?

    • Apr 27, 2020
    • Elizabeth Heubeck

    With 55 million students out of traditional classrooms for prolonged periods and many schools attempting to provide some form of virtual learning, will this change after the pandemic ends?

  • What the Search for a Teaching Job Looks Like for College Seniors

    • Apr 15, 2020
    • Elizabeth Heubeck

    Job fairs cancelled. Student teaching disrupted. Hiring in some places halted. How college seniors are adapting to a job search upended by the coronavirus pandemic.

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    4 Tips for Acing the Online Interview

    • Mar 31, 2020
    • Elizabeth Heubeck

    Tips for teacher job seekers who will only be interviewing virtually this job season.

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    To Keep Thriving in Your Teaching Job, Take a Break

    • Mar 6, 2020
    • Elizabeth Heubeck

    Teaching can be a stressful, always “on” job. Here are some steps to take to give yourself a breather and keep yourself engaged in the work.

  • Ashlee Clark, a chemistry teacher in Greensboro, N

    What’s the Outlook for Teacher Hiring in 2020? It’s Complicated

    • Mar 2, 2020
    • Elizabeth Heubeck

    As you ramp up the search for your first--or next--teaching job, here’s a primer to help you understand what the data says about the labor market for teachers and what the real-world anecdotes reveal about employment prospects.

  • Has the question of pedagogy vs. personality ever

    What Makes a Great Teacher: Pedagogy or Personality?

    • Sep 25, 2019
    • Ariel Sacks

    Has the question of pedagogy vs. personality ever crossed your mind? Read on to hear what Ariel Sacks, a middle school language arts teach has to say about it. Her response might surprise you...

  • Content Older Teacher

    Teaching Never Gets Any Easier. But It Gets Better.

    • Sep 11, 2019
    • Justin Minkel

    Teaching is not an easy job, as many know first-hand. Justin Minkel, 1st and 2nd grade teacher learned this the hard way, but his mindset completely changed the way he looked at teaching. Read about his realization and the advice he gives to all teachers.

  • Flexible-Seating Classroom

    I Tried a Flexible-Seating Classroom. Here's What I Learned

    • Sep 4, 2019
    • Julia Cin

    Have you ever thought about trying out a new seating arrangement for your classroom, but don’t know where to begin? Here is one teacher’s experience with trying out a new flexible-seating classroom. See her tips and tricks and find out if this change is really worth it.

  • How Can Teachers Bounce Back From Failure?

    How Can Teachers Bounce Back From Failure?

    • Sep 4, 2019
    • Madeline Will

    Every teacher’s biggest fear is failing their students. Many say learning strategies about bouncing back from a bad lesson and using that experience for good would be helpful. Here are some tips to help you get back up after something doesn’t go the way you planned.

  • From Teacher to Principal

    From Teacher to Principal: A Look at the Typical Pathway

    • Sep 4, 2019

    The career path from teacher to principal is not easy. What is the typical pathway and how many teachers become principals? Read on to see the numbers and facts about becoming a principal.

  • Work-Life Balance

    A Principal's Guide to Work-Life Balance

    • Sep 4, 2019
    • Denisa R. Superville

    Do you feel that there are just not enough hours in the day to get everything done between your professional and personal life? In order to steer clear from that “burn out” many people fear, you must find a balance. Read on to find out how one administrator schedules out his day to fit the most in.

  • See Where Teachers Got Pay Raises This Year

    See Where Teachers Got Pay Raises This Year

    • Aug 23, 2019
    • Daarel Burnette II and Madeline Will

    Teacher salaries have been an ongoing debate. Here’s what you need to know about each state’s plan to raise teacher pay. See what the average teacher pay is and those proposed plans for teacher salary increases.

  • Teacher Pay

    Teacher Pay: How Salaries, Pensions, and Benefits Work in Schools

    • Aug 23, 2019
    • Madeline Will and Stephen Sawchuk

    How are teachers really paid? Here is the breakdown of exactly what this looks like from how much teachers make to Social Security benefits. Read more to see where teachers’ compensation is going.

  • Things Principals Look for in an Interview

    6 Things Principals Look for When They Hire Teachers

    • Aug 23, 2019
    • Lesli A. Maxwell

    Have you ever wanted to know how to nail an interview? Two principals share the do’s and don’ts of teacher interviews. Read on to find out the advice they share.