3 Ways to Stop Ignoring the Teacherpreneur In You

If you’re like me, you have dreams and ideas outside of the classroom. It may be within education, training other teachers, or posting a “saving grace” for teachers on Teachers Pay Teachers.  Or... you could be looking to start a business to get you out of the classroom.  Whatever your path is, entrepreneurship is not [...]

The Facets of Personality and Successful Teaching

Anyone who has ever been a cooperating teacher for an up-and-coming student teacher knows how difficult it can be to evaluate one's protege negatively. As I observed my student teacher. I am inspired to evaluate my own teaching style and the elements of my personality that go into my efforts to be a master teacher. [...]

The Financial Trials and Tribulations of Teaching

The contents of this article may seem obvious, but when I was a new teacher fresh out of college, no one went over the basics of living as an adult with me. My parents passed away shortly after I started my teaching career, and I had to learn these financial survival skills from the school [...]


The following is the second piece of a four-part series entitled “TeacherEdprenur” and will follow the journey of how a simple idea about teaching became the subject of a new book, The Secrets of Timeless Teachers: Instruction that Works in Every Generation, published by Rowman & Littlefield next month (May 2016). Non-stop self-loathing. Interminable rejection. [...]