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  • School Violence Created: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
    School violence is something that concerns the entire community. How widespread is the problem? What can we do about it?" itemprop="description">>
  • How Budget Cuts Affect Teachers Created: Thursday, January 22, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
    Teachers and students are greatly affected by educational budget cuts. Here is a look at ten ways that they are adversely affected. Lawmakers should review this before agreeing to cut school budgets.
  • Songs With Metaphors Created: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
    Use songs with metaphors to help teach students about this figure of speech.
  • Restroom Use Created: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
    Teachers everywhere have to figure out a way to deal with restroom use during their class. Here are some tips and ideas to help as you create your own restroom use policy." Saturday, April 25, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    General expository essay topics that can be used in any discipline. Here are 61 sample essay prompts to use in any class across the curriculum." itemprop="description" Thursday, July 23, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    What is the target answer for the teaching job interview question: What are your strengths and weaknesses? Find the best answer and answers to avoid here.
  • Create a Lesson Plan Calendar Created: Wednesday, September 12, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    An effective planning tool for lessons throughout the year is a lesson plan calendar. This how to will go through the steps of creating a lesson plan calendar which you can refer to as you plans un...
  • Writing Great Specific Goals Created: Friday, February 27, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Dreams can become reality with goals. Here is an easy to-use goal worksheet." itemprop="description"> Sunday, June 14, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    While all curriculum areas share some of the same issues and concerns, individual curriculum areas seem to also have concerns specific to them.
  • Expository Essays Created: Saturday, November 27, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Expository essay topics for various disciplines written like those on the Florida Writes exam." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, March 14, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    Discipline problems are listed as the major concern for most new teachers. What can teachers expect and how can they effectively handle discipline problems? Classroom management combined with an ef...
  • Top Worst Things a Teacher Can Do Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    This list provides a look at what teachers should avoid doing in class in order to ensure that they maintain control and provide students with the best educational experience possible.
  • Year Round Education Created: Monday, November 24, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Year round education is an idea that's been around for a long time. This article takes an in depth look at the pros and cons of using this system." itemprop="description"< --> itemprop="descriptio...
  • Top 5 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Teacher Created: Sunday, December 09, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Here are the top 5 things that you should consider before you make the plunge and become a teacher.
  • Classroom Icebreakers Created: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
    Warm up your classroom atmosphere with icebreakers that put some fun into introductions." itemprop="description"> Friday, March 23, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
    This article looks at the three different learning styles and helps teachers find ways to use learning styles to increase their effectiveness in the classroom. It also covers challenges and concern...
  • Classroom Rules for Teachers Created: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014
    Melissa Kelly shows her top classroom rules that any teacher can adapt and use to make sure that their class runs smoothly." itemprop="description">...
  • Debate Topics for High School Created: Saturday, April 27, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
    Looking for High School debate topics? This list of over 60 topics has been written for use in classes throughout the curriculum.
  • American Government Lesson Plans Created: Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014
    Share your favorite American Government Lesson Plan
  • Why I Became a Teacher Created: Saturday, March 06, 2010 Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014
    Why did you become a teacher? Share your story here, and read why others chose this wonderful profession.
  • Teacher Profiles Created: Saturday, March 27, 2010 Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014
    Share your teacher profile with other teachers. Together we can celebrate your unique contributions and what you bring to teaching.
  • Teacher Profiles Created: Saturday, March 27, 2010 Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014
    Share your teacher profile with other teachers. Together we can celebrate your unique contributions and what you bring to teaching.
  • Why I Became a Teacher Created: Saturday, March 06, 2010 Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014
    Why did you become a teacher? Share your story here, and read why others chose this wonderful profession.
  • Multiple Intelligences Created: Sunday, January 02, 2011 Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014
    Howard Gardner developed the theory of multiple intelligences to challenge the idea that IQ tests measure an individual's potential. Discover his theory." itemprop="descrip='t3'" --> itemprop="desc...
  • What is Tenure? Created: Thursday, December 02, 2010 Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014
    What is tenure? Read this definition to learn more about teacher tenure.
  • My Best Teaching Experience Created: Monday, July 07, 2008 Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014
    Every teacher can recount numerous highs and lows in their teaching career. Here is my best teaching experience by far. It taught me a lot, and I hope it can help you in areas of student misbehavio...
  • Mentor Advice and Ideas Created: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014
    Users share their advice for mentors as they help new teachers succeed.
  • Novels Teachers Use in Their American Literature Curriculum Created: Saturday, June 11, 2011 Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014
    What novels do you use when you are teaching American Literature? Share your novels with fellow teachers.
  • Teaching and Multiple Intelligences Created: Sunday, June 05, 2011 Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014
    How do you include the multiple intelligences in your lesson plans? Share your thoughts.
  • Most Important Aspects of a Quality School Created: Monday, May 02, 2011 Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014
    What are the most important aspects of a quality school? Teachers share their thoughts and opinions.
  • Graduation Gift Ideas Created: Friday, April 01, 2011 Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014
    Share your ideas for memorable graduation gifts.
  • Tenure - Share Your Thoughts on Tenure Created: Thursday, March 24, 2011 Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014
    What are your thoughts on teacher tenure? Many states are doing away with it altogether. Is this a good or bad thing? Share your opinion.

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