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10 of the Best Side Hustles for Teachers

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Brittany Becker

Whether you’re saving up for a long-dreamed-of vacation, getting ready for a home or car purchase, or just looking to make paying the bills a little less painful, there’re plenty of options to find the perfect side hustle!

Protecting A Teacher's Most Important Tool: Six Tips to Care For Your Voice

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Scott Sterling

Among all the professions in the world, teachers just may talk the most. Here are six ways to make your voice more effective and protect it throughout the school year.

Top 5 Time Saving Lesson Planning Tips for Teachers

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Madison Michell

Ever feel like your weekend is basically one extended lesson planning session?

5 Tips for Teachers to Stay Happy and Healthy This Cold Season

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Scott Sterling

Let’s face it—every classroom is a germ farm. Take these steps now, and save yourself a few sick days later.

How Teachers Can Help Students Understand Source Credibility

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Scott Sterling

Because of the constant inundation of content we’re all faced with today, it’s more important than ever to teach young students about the importance of and the correct way to go about assessing the credibility of source materials, especially online.

[Best Practices] 5 Tips to Improve Student Outcomes with Data

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Sarah Cornelius

Today’s educators have access to a wide variety of student data, but are you getting the right data?

[Teacher Tips] Expand Your Students’ Horizons with Virtual Field Trips

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Lisa Bliss

With some planning and the help of technology, you can design virtual "field trips" to give your students hands-on experiences with places and cultures they've never seen.

Taming the Chaos: Eight High School Classroom Management Strategies That Work

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LaToya Hozian

Classroom management is often thought of as a elementary-level concern. But, what about high school classrooms? Here are eight strategies to manage the drama, curriculum demands, and real-world struggles high school students face.

Tips for New Teachers: How to Get Over the First-Year Hump

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Scott Sterling

The first year of teaching really is the hardest. If you find yourself in a mid-semester slump, try these four simple strategies to survive and thrive in the classroom!

[Classroom Management] 5 Tips to Adopt a Grading System that Puts Student Success First

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Lisa Bliss

Looking for an alternative to the standard A-F approach to grading? Try this approach that places the focus on student progress!

Teacher Tips: How to Incorporate the Alexa Voice Assistant in Your Classroom

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Scott Sterling

One of the fastest-growing areas of technology is in voice control, specifically in “virtual assistants” like Amazon Alexa. Here's four ways to put this technology to use in the classroom.

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