About Bailey Cavender

Bailey Cavender is a high school English teacher in the wonderful state of Idaho.

Exploring Non-Traditional Education in the Classroom

Why do we have to read The Sea Wolf? William Shakespeare is dead, what does he have to do with us?  These are all common problems in any class in 2018-, especially for a newer teacher. Before I began teaching in the classroom setting, I worked in non-traditional education. Non-traditional education is learning through different methods, [...]

By |2018-04-29T11:45:43-04:00April 29th, 2018|Instructional Strategies, Social Studies|0 Comments

The New Teacher Chronicles: The Benefits of Cross-Curricular Education

With the school year beginning to wind down, I’ve been thinking of new ways to improve and update my curriculum for next year. What are some things that worked really well, and what are some things that I want to update? This got me thinking of ways to make my lessons even more hands-on and [...]

A New Teacher’s Perspective: Ranting, Destressing, and Teacher Health

I suppose I should start off by saying that I love my job. It’s rewarding, fun, and, generally, awesome. However, some days, my job is also very frustrating. When my projector isn’t working, or when students are just not listening, I find myself feeling stressed out. In this, I know I am not alone. My [...]

By |2018-03-04T21:11:41-04:00March 4th, 2018|Teacher Burnout, Teacher Self Care|0 Comments