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  • Getting Hired to Teach
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    Texas Content Identification

    - by Andrew Rozell

    How does iteachTEXAS identify my content area? iteachTEXAS is required to identify a content (subject) area for each enrolled Texas teacher candidate. But how does iteachTEXAS do that? And, what does that actually mean?

  • Texas Teacher Certification
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    Texas Teacher Certification Waiver

    - by iteachus

    Governor Abbott has provided flexibility for issuing the Intern Certificate, to first-year teachers, by removing the requirement of passing a content test.

  • Power Series
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    The Power of Understanding

    - by iteachus

    “Empathy fuels connection. Sympathy drives disconnection.” – Brené Brown When we seek to empathize with people it requires us to be vulnerable. To get down into the pit with them instead of sympathizing, which disconnects by painting a silver lining on a problem.

  • Persistence
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    The Power of Persistence

    - by iteachus

    A new body, lighter, with wings, and not just any pair of wings, but beautiful wings. That is what a great challenge can do, it can help you take flight. And speaking of flight, have you heard of Icarus and how he flew too close to the sun? Well, that story, according to Seth Godin, was altered to keep people from reaching too high

  • Education
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    The Power of Education

    - by iteachus

    When we look at one of the most powerful ways that we can change our lives and the lives of others, education is at the top of the list. We can educate ourselves and improve our health, our finances, our children and the world we live in.

  • Experience
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    The Power of Experience

    - by iteachus

    There is nothing like actually experiencing something to help understand it. At iteach we want to help you become a great teacher by gaining classroom experience and learning valuable skills to help you become excellent at teaching.

  • Mentoring
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    The Power of Words

    - by iteachus

    Throughout human history, our greatest leaders and thinkers have used the power of words to transform our emotions, to enlist us in their causes, and to shape the course of destiny. Words can not only create emotions, they create actions. And from our actions flow the results of our lives

  • COVID-19 Update
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    Certification Flexibility for Teachers Under an Intern Certificate Due to COVID-19

    - by iteachus

    While many teachers have completed all requirements to receive their standard certificate by the end of this Spring semester, some teachers have been unable to complete the PPR test due to the closure of testing sites.

  • Coronavirus
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    Making the Most of Sheltering in Place

    - by iteachus

    You may have had big plans, but now, you have to make a new plan. Perhaps that new plan is to become a teacher, an artist, a doctor, a writer. Whatever your goals, we are here cheering you on!

  • Communication
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    The Power of Taking Responsibility

    - by iteachus

    The problem with being stuck in victim mentality is it leaves you powerless and of course when you don’t own your part in a bad situation then you can’t help but look for others to blame for your misery.

  • New Teachers
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    Why Nick Chose to be a Teacher

    - by iteachus

    There are some jobs that people do because of the impact they can leave on the world. Sometimes, watching the impact you have on the world around you is priceless.

    Watch the video below to see why Nick chose to be a teacher.

  • Classroom Technology

    Tools for Distance Learning

    - by iteachus

    Take the classroom to the living room. Last year we created a post for using Technology in the classroom. We compiled a list of online resources for teachers and as we look for ways to help our teachers and parents who are educating their children from home, we found that many of those resources are great for distance learning.