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Is Social Media Considered Professional Development for Teachers?

With the growing popularity of social media in all aspects of life, it is surprising how social media platforms are not being used to enhance students’ learning experience. Do you think social media is considered teacher professional development? Simultaneously, using online social media websites needs to be done with caution, meaning safely. Twitter is one [...]

Find out Why Teachers Are Integrating Twitter in the Classroom

Find out Why Teachers Are Integrating Twitter in the Classroom

Find out why teachers are integrating Twitter in the classroom. Twitter is an effective and widely popular online social media channel where users can enter up to a hundred and forty characters in a single message. Mainly, the purpose of Twitter is to inform others of what you are doing or what you are thinking, [...]

The Value of Professional Development for Teachers

The Value of Professional Development for Teachers

The value of teacher professional development is vast and ongoing. As the job market becomes ever more competitive, professional development is becoming vital to securing and keeping a teaching position. Every professional, whatever their vocation, must find ways to improve their credentials by enrolling in professional courses or registering for advanced degrees. The teaching profession [...]

Keeping Your Teaching Job Can be Tough

keeping your teaching job can be tough

As you may already know, securing a great teaching job can be difficult, but have you ever thought that keeping your teaching job can be tough? If school districts experience budget cuts, and part of those cuts includes a certain number of teachers. Here are some things you can do while you are in your [...]

Teachers and Administrators Need to be Strong Role Models

Teachers and Administrators Need to be Strong Role Models

As an administrator, teacher or any other educator, you need to be a person that all students, parents, and colleagues can look up to. Teaching and administrating are both important and serious roles which require the utmost integrity.

Continuing Education for Teachers – Checklist to Get Started

Continuing Education for Teachers – Checklist to Get Started

Education is continually changing because of new information and research studies being introduced; therefore, as a teacher, continuing education is essential. There are plenty of new studies that help make teachers more effective in their professions. Teachers who are progressing in education must understand the importance of the ethical obligation they are facing. To stay [...]

Teaching Strategies to Integrate Technology in the Classroom

Teaching Strategies to Integrate Technology in the Classroom

Technology integration strategies can be an obstacle for teachers who haven’t kept current with new teaching methods to integrate technology in the classroom. With the ever-increasing development of technology, some teachers don’t have the right knowledge and training to integrate technology to improve their students’ learning experience successfully. Many educators are exerting an enormous amount [...]