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New Year’s Resolutions for Teachers

New Year’s is the time for making resolutions for the next year that you may- or in most cases may not- successfully accomplish. Resolutions about your personal life are popular to make, but may be incredibly helpful in your professional life as well. All teachers…

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Clinical Teaching in 2018

Are you considering Clinical Teaching in 2018? The deadline has already passed for clinical teaching in the Spring of 2018, but there are still opportunities to do clinical teaching in the Fall. Clinical teaching is step three in our certification process. (A two-semester teaching internship…

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Sleep Deprivation

Getting enough sleep is imperative to giving 100% in the classroom. If you are not at your best, your students will be able to tell and getting through the day will be more difficult. With the holidays drawing nearer it may be hard to find…

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Stay Fit During the Holidays

The holidays are around the corner! This time of year is filled with delicious food and sweets and long hours spent indoors, hiding from the cold weather. As a teacher, working long and stressful days around this time of year, it can be hard to…

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Tips for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

It is easy to experience burnout throughout the school year when you are constantly doing the same things, working long hours grading papers, and stressing out over lesson plans and parent teacher conferences. However, there are ways to combat burnout. Here are a few tips…

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Halloween Classroom Activities

Here are some fun ways to celebrate Halloween in the classroom:
·        Create a writing prompt inspired by Halloween. It can be something as basic as a scary story or Halloween in general or something more specific like ghosts, pumpkins, witches, etc.…

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Benefits of Becoming a Teacher

Have you ever considered becoming a teacher? Teaching is a fulfilling job with lots of laughs, new bonds constantly being formed, and all the while, you are making a difference in your student’s lives. Here are several benefits of becoming a teacher:

·       Job security-…

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Help Prevent Bullying

Teachers have an incredible amount of responsibility lying on their shoulders.  They must educate tomorrow’s leaders and in doing so, they must make sure that the classroom and playground are safe and bully-free. Bullying affects more students now than ever. Taking measures to prevent bullying may…

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Why Choose ACT?

ACT is an alternative teacher certification program that is designed to expedite and simplify the process of becoming a teacher. What is an alternative teacher certification, you may ask? Alternative teacher certification is a process one can complete in order to become a teacher. There…

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Ways to Encourage Reading in the Classroom

Back to school is around the corner. Your classroom has been decorated and lesson plans have been created. Do you have time set aside for reading? Reading is an important part of school and a skill that your students will use throughout their life. It…

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