We’ve said it before: education can be an isolating experience from a professional standpoint.
Winnie O’Leary has spent over 25 years in education, as a classroom teacher, school board member, a family advocate, special education teacher, curriculum writer and currently the Educator Initiatives Manager. Her experiences have allowed her to work with districts all over the country where she learns something new and exciting every day.
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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).
Constructivist learning—it’s a buzzword that most educators have heard at least once or twice. But, do you actually know what’s behind the excitement surrounding this approach? We're breaking down what it is and how to get started.