Jake Miller, Author at The Educators Room

About Jake Miller

Mr. Jake Miller is the 2016 National History Day Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year, a 2017 NEA Global Fellow to China, and a former candidate for county-wide office. Miller has written more than 500 articles, most of which have appeared on The Educator's Room. He's the opening contributor to TER's book When the Fire Is Gone. Learn more about Jake at www.MrJakeMiller.com

8 Tips So Your Substitute Plans Don’t Suck

"I find your lack of substitutes disturbing." Read that in a Darth Vader voice the next time you have to take off, and you'll feel exactly the type of difficulty that I mean. It's been 6 years since I wrote my story about how "Lack of Subs Is the Canary in the Coal Mine," and [...]

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers: Habit 3 – First Things First

My friend and former student-teacher called me the other week: "I need to vent to you for 10 minutes." "We were supposed to get the vaccine once our meetings finished today. I received a text at 12:50p telling me the window for the vaccine was 1p-4p. As I was heading out the door, I received [...]

Sign the Petition to Suspend/Waive Standardized Tests in 2021!

I cannot believe I'm saying this, but teachers have begun proctoring standardized tests, and many more will do so in the coming months. This Presidents' Day, I am sending this petition to President Joe Biden and other government leaders of education. Please support by signing and sharing with others. American K-12 students should be granted a waiver [...]

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