Monthly Archives: August 2015

Downplaying the Teaching Profession: How Can We Change Our Ways?

If you haven’t read Jeff Charbonneau’s recent EdWeek post calling for teachers to elevate the teaching profession by emphasizing their own expertise, read it now. He suggests that teachers downplay their achievements because of pressure (self-imposed, and sometimes enforced by … Continue reading

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Teachers as Writers: Where Should I Submit Writing?

Here are a few outlets that publish writing from teachers. Please help me add to the list! Op-Ed Pieces EdWeek Teacher Edutopia Teaching Tolerance Writers Who Care SmartBlogs Washington Post Lesson Plans ReadWriteThink

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Should I gossip behind my colleague’s back? A quick guide for teachers.

Something to consider as the 2015-16 school year begins:

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