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Expert Advice on Teaching


Welcome to our Expert Advice section. We're working hard to fill this page up with articles by experienced teachers, and interviews with leaders in the education field.

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Articles

  • What I Wish I Had Known Before Becoming a Teacher

    by Brendon O'Neill on November 30,2016
    You should learn as much as possible about the teaching profession before making a decision. There are some things to think about to help you decide.


  • Murphy's Laws Of Teaching

    As a teacher, you know that what can go wrong, will go wrong, so why not have a laugh about it? Murphy's Laws of Teaching | EducationDegree.com


  • What Do Art Educators Do

    by Brendon O'Neill on October 17,2016
    What does an art teacher do? Art education jobs primarily focus on teaching the visual arts in a variety of educational settings.


  • Why Alternative Teaching Certificates are Becoming More Popular

    by Brendon O'Neill on October 10,2016
    Every state, now offers alternative teacher certification programs. The requirements for those who want to follow this path may vary slightly.


  • Tips for How to Stop Bullying in the Classroom

    by Brendon O'Neill on September 27,2016
    Here are several ways teachers can to their part to stop bullying before it gets out of hand…


  • The Role of Physical Education Teachers

    by Brendon O'Neill on September 19,2016
    The role of Physical Educators is more important than ever. Learn about how you can help improve the health of children and communities by becoming a PE teacher


  • 10 Tips for Teachers to Have a Standout Interview

    by Brendon O'Neill on September 12,2016
    First-time and experienced teachers alike can benefit from brushing up on their interview skills, which is why we offer these interview tips for teachers.


  • How to Become a Substitute Teacher

    by Brendon O'Neill on August 30,2016
    Substitute teaching can be a good way to find out if a career as a teacher is right for you. It can also be a good way to transition into a teaching career.


  • What is Tesol

    by Brendon O'Neill on August 23,2016
    The importance of TESOL is more apparent than ever in our global and diverse world. This term stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.


  • How to Deal With Difficult Parents

    by Brendon O'Neill on August 15,2016
    Parents can present challenges for teachers. Here we are discussing six ways teachers can be more effective at dealing with difficult parents in school.


  • Summer Jobs for Teachers

    by Brendon O'Neill on August 04,2016
    One of the well-deserved benefits of teaching is the 9-month calendar year and getting summers off. Here are some job ideas for teachers during summer break.


  • Why Get A Master’s Degree

    by Brendon O'Neill on July 18,2016
    Whether you are mapping out your undergraduate level education or currently work as a licensed teacher, a masters degree in education can benefit you.


  • 10 Ways Technology is Re-shaping Education

    by Brendon O'Neill on June 21,2016
    Here are 10 ways technology is re-shaping the way students learn, and what we can expect to come in the future.


  • What Do Physical Education Teachers Do

    by Brendon O'Neill on June 07,2016
    The role of Physical Education (PE) teachers has changed over the years as students face different kinds of health challenges than previous generations.


  • 10 Methods of Engaging Students

    by Chelsea Dunning on May 18,2016
    Refresh yourself on some of the ways to engage and retain the attention of your students by reading these 10 methods of engagement.


  • Educators as Trusted Mentors

    by Chelsea Dunning on April 21,2016
    One of the most important qualities of a teacher is the ability to connect and manage a large group of children in one room.


  • Educational Learning Theories

    by Chelsea Dunning on March 14,2016
    While studying to become a teacher, whether in a bachelor’s degree or alternative certificate program, you will learn about learning theories.


  • Education Reform Trends In 2016

    by Chelsea Dunning on January 27,2016
    Education reform trends. Here are some of the hot button issues in education that you may see addressed by those running for public office in 2016.


  • Becoming an Expert Teacher

    by Chelsea Dunning on January 27,2016
    Have you decided a teaching career is the right path for you, but are not sure what subject or age level is your best fit? Find what you need to know here.


  • How To Get Your Alternative Teaching Certificate

    by Chelsea Dunning on December 14,2015
    Obtaining an alternative teaching certificate can give you more options to enter a fulfilling, beneficial and lasting career in education. Learn more!.


  • Becoming a Teacher in Your Second Career

    by Sarah Landrum on May 21,2015
    Find out the best way to achieve your dreams and become a teacher in your second career. What you need to know to make the best decision possible.


  • What is the Difference Between EdD and PhD in Education?

    by Chelsea Dunning on May 12,2015
    Learn the major differences between a Doctorate in Education (E.d.D) and a Ph.D. in Education. What you need to know to make the right decision for you.


  • What It Takes to Become a Principal

    by Josh Coburn on August 13,2014
    Becoming a school principal can help you take your career in education to the next level. Learn what it takes to become a principal at all education levels.


  • The Need for Special Education Teachers

    by Susan Melgren on March 14,2014
    There is an increasing need for special education teachers. Consider making a difference in the field of education by becoming a special education teacher.


  • An Introduction to the Common Core State Standards

    by Susan Melgren on February 20,2014
    Learn more about the history of the Common Core State Standards, who they affect, how they're being implemented, and some of the controversy surrounding them.


  • Should You Pursue a Master's in Education?

    by Alisha Hipwell
    Are you already a teacher, but are looking to increase your earning potential and standing? A master's in education may be worth considering. Learn more!


  • Becoming a Teacher: Is Alternative Certification for You?

    by Alisha Hipwell
    If you earned a degree in a different field can you still become a teacher? Yes. The answer for you may be an alternative teacher certification program.