Antoine’s two summers as an Alternate Route intern informed many decisions she made leading up to her career, whether it was preferred working style and environment or building on top of interpersonal communication skills.
July is Social Wellness Month, which focuses on how to better nurture yourself and your relationships. For teachers and students, navigating and nurturing relationships is all part of the educational experience. From teachers coaching their students to kids being there for a friend during tough times, schools are filled with individuals giving and receiving emotional support on a daily basis.
Within the past 10 years, education careers in the STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) have increased. However, many STEM jobs remain unfilled and according to education non-profit ACT, students in the United States are not well-enough equipped in STEM education. A challenge for the education sector right now is how to best support STEM teachers and in-classroom learning – a key component to a robust and well-rounded learning experience.
To help you seize this summer’s learning opportunities and simultaneously grow your professional learning network (PLN), we’ve compiled a list of local and national conferences where you can advance your professional practice.
New teachers leverage education technology to varying degrees in their first year. Many are consumed with pressing issues like finding time for preparing lessons, improving their classroom management and finding a grading system that works.
This job-hunting season is looking a little different from those in the past, but fear not! Many schools are currently hiring for the next school year and job-hunters can still find the teaching opportunities they need to grow their careers.