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According to some estimates, teachers can spend up to $500 of their own money on things for their classroom and students over the course of a school year, much of that before the first day. Every little bit of savings helps, so we’ve put together some best practices to help you save as much as possible and still being able to concentrate on preparing yourself for the coming school year.
A tricky problem like this does not come with an easy solution, and for administrators grappling with teacher shortage, it certainly won’t go away overnight. However, there are steps school and district administrators can take to address the issue, lessen its impact on students, and lay a foundation for an improved staffing situation in the future.
Great mentors can be the key to setting yourself up for success in any career. Being a mentor can be a great way to pass down the wisdom, tips, and tricks you’ve learned over the course of your career. Many veteran teachers often volunteer (or are urged to) mentor an incoming teacher. While being a mentor can be a lot of work, mentoring new teachers is critical to the success of the school year (and their teaching career as a whole).
As we roll through the summer, it’s time to start thinking about how students can be best positioned for success when that first school bell rings. Some grade transitions are more difficult than others, like going from elementary to middle school, but the students who have mastered the following intangible skills will handle any transition more smoothly than their peers.
The nation is experiencing a teacher shortage that is only expected to grow. Although district funding is rising, teacher raises tend to only cover the rate of inflation. Therefore, retaining promising educators is a paramount challenge for administrators that takes some outside-the-box thinking. Here are a few tips to help keep your best teachers on staff.