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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 [...]

Student Agency- The Essence of a Modern Classroom

Sanam Edwards is a teacher in DPS International, Gurgaon (India). She enjoys building the student's voice and choice within the classroom environment while infusing her quirky sense of humor into daily activities. She is an advocate for technology in the classroom and is constantly on the lookout for new ways to engage the students emotionally, [...]

Interviewing Schools to Find the Best Fit For You

As hiring season for the next school year approaches, it’s time to have a real conversation about teacher interviews. When we interview for a position we often focus on convincing the place we want to work to hire us. The spotlight is on you to knock it out of the park and come off as [...]

Black Square Boxes: Affirming the Identity of Students During a Pandemic

Michele Lamons-Raiford is a hearing American Sign Language (ASL) teacher at Pinole Valley High School in the West Contra Costa Unified School District. She has been a High School teacher for the past nineteen years, previously teaching all levels of English, as well as an Adjunct English Instructor at Solano Community College for the past [...]

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