Expert Advice on Teaching
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- Good Reasons Why School Should Start Later
by Brendon O'Neill on April 25,2017
Are there good reasons for starting school later? Yes. There are many benefits of starting school later; especially for middle school and high school students.
- 5 Ways Teachers Can Help Introverted Children Succeed
by Brendon O'Neill on April 21,2017
Children who are introverts in school can pose challenges for teachers. We provide tips that can help teachers to better understand how to handle shy kids.
- Difference Between Private and Public Schools
by Brendon O'Neill on April 14,2017
There are reasons why private schools are better for some students, and reasons why public schools are better for others. Find out what the differences between the two are.
- Find Out How Long a Teacher Has to Go to College
by Brendon O'Neill on April 05,2017
Do you want to become a teacher but don't have any idea how long a teacher has to go to college for? Here we will break it down for you as simply as possible.
- 15 Alternative Jobs For Teachers
by Brendon O'Neill on March 17,2017
There are many alternative jobs for those who have a teacher degree but don't want to teach. Learn about them here.
- The 7 Different Types of Learning Styles
by Brendon O'Neill on March 13,2017
There are many reasons why teachers need to take into account the learning styles of their students. Do you want to know more about teaching with different learning styles?
- How to Become a Teacher if You Already Have a Degree
by EducationDegree.com on March 09,2017
Do you want to become a teacher but already have a degree in a different field? Learn about alternative teacher certification and how this can help you start your teaching career.
- 25 Reasons Why Being a Preschool Teacher is Rewarding
by Brendon O'Neill on March 07,2017
We have done our research and came up with this list of 25 ways early childhood education can be a personally rewarding profession.
- What You Need to Know About Teaching Reciprocity
by Brendon O'Neill on February 28,2017
Teaching reciprocity refers to transferring your teaching license credentials to another state. This info will let you know why reciprocity is so unique from state-to-state.
- 20 Tips For New Teachers in 2017
by Brendon O'Neill on February 22,2017
We researched top education organizations, media outlets, and found first-hand accounts to put together this list of the top 20 tips for new teachers in 2017.
- 25 Ways Teachers Can Be Role Models
by Brendon O'Neill on February 15,2017
If you are thinking about becoming a teacher, good for you. We are here to help! Here are 25 ways teachers can be role models for their students
- 2017 Outlook for Teaching Salaries Around the World
by Brendon O'Neill on February 09,2017
Let’s take a look at the top 5 states for teachers and employment in the US and around the world, along with their salary levels and annual mean wage.
- Who Is Betsy DeVos And Why Does It Matter To Educators?
by Brendon ONeill on January 24,2017
Learn more about Betsy DeVos and how her appointment as Secretary of the Department of Education could affect policies within the U.S. school system.
- What Type of Teaching Degree Should You Get?
by EducationDegree.com on January 18,2017
Determining what programs or degree to pursue is the first step in becoming a teacher. We can help you figure out what path to take to further your education.
- 5 tips for new teachers
by Brendon O'Neill on January 11,2017
It never hurts to be reminded that every teacher faces hurdles when they’re just starting out. That’s why we have these 5 simple tips for new teachers.
- Why early childhood education can be a rewarding job & smart career choice
by Brendon O'Neill on January 04,2017
If you’re looking into the early childhood education career outlook, here are 5 reasons why this can be a rewarding and promising career path.
- 5 Fun Field Trip Ideas for Teachers
by Brendon O'Neill on December 21,2016
For teachers, field trips offer the perfect break from the norm for you and your students. Here we discuss five fun field trip ideas for your students.
- 5 Steps To Earning A Teaching Degree & Starting Your Career
by Brendon O'Neill on December 12,2016
Do you want to know the requirements for becoming a teacher, but don’t know where to begin? We spell out these 5 steps to becoming a teacher that outline the process.
- 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.