When Flu Took Out the Teachers

Entering a classroom unexpectedly can cause anxiety for all involved. Children may respond with confusion, fear, or misbehavior. Use a calm voice, even if you feel nervous and uncertain. Your confidence will assure the students and set the tone for the day.

New Kid

Joining a new organization can be exciting, providing a fresh start, and hopefully, new friends. Yet, being a newcomer on an educational team also has its drawbacks.

Summer Plans

If you’re a teacher who is looking for new ideas for those months when you’re not in the classroom, try these five ideas:

Facts About Teachers

We can gain a lot of insight when we consider some of the statistics of our teachers here in the United States. Take a look at these facts from 2023 and see if anything surprises you.

Retirement Advice

Knowing when it is time to retire is not always easy. The following thoughts can help us know when it’s time to retire.


Having feelings for a coworker isn’t a new problem. But deciding whether to act on these feelings can feel scary. While everyone’s situation is a little different, there are two categories that you should think about before jumping in.

Use Time Wisely

Educators, whether you are a rookie or a seasoned veteran, ramping up your time management skills allows you to catch your breath and make the best use of your time during free periods.

Encouragement for Teachers Who Feel Like a Failure

When failures start racking up, we may feel like quitting. Unfortunately, we don’t often realize our colleagues also feel frustration. We feel alone in the whole process. What can we do when we feel like a failure?

Maintaining Hope When Teaching

Teaching is difficult enough as it is, but it can be even harder when you struggle with discouragment. How do you maintain hope to make a difference?

Exhausted, Sleepy Teacher

How do we manage our careers and our lives with wisdom?

Challenges of American Teachers Overseas

Everyone who moves overseas to teach will face challenges. For many Americans, however, this can be more difficult.

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