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Posts tagged with ‘Accredited Teacher Certification Program’

  • Become a Great Teacher

    Now is a Great Time to Become a Teacher

    - by Eddie Renz

    With the current teacher shortages across the United States, now is a great time to start your career as a teacher.

  • Communication
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    Positive Affirmations and Self Talk

    - by Eddie Renz

    One of the key psychological theories behind positive affirmations is self-affirmation theory (Steele, 1988). So, yes, there are empirical studies based on the idea that we can maintain…

  • Special Needs Students
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    5 Tips for Teaching Special Education Online

    - by Eddie Renz

    Many special education teachers, paraprofessionals, and administrators are wondering how to provide online services to students with disabilities.

  • Become a Great Teacher
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    The Problem with Shame

    - by Eddie Renz

    Guilt holds us back from harming others and encourages us to form relationships for the common good. When we feel guilty, we turn our gaze outward and seek strategies to reverse the harm we have done. When we feel ashamed, we turn our attention inward…

  • Overcoming Fear
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    Moving to Action: Facing Your Fears in Order to Succeed

    - by Eddie Renz

    “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

  • Classroom Management
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    Classroom Environment and Student Behavior

    - by Eddie Renz

    “The broken windows theory states that visible signs of disorder and misbehavior in an environment encourage further disorder and misbehavior, leading to serious crimes. The principle was developed to explain the decay of neighborhoods, but it is often applied to work and educational environments.”

  • Persistence

    A Key Ingredient to Success? Failure.

    - by Eddie Renz

    There are three sure-fire ways to eliminate criticism in your life: be dreadfully normal; do not take any risks whatsoever; and do your best to sacrifice what is special and unique about yourself in order to blend in as much as possible. Of course, this is clearly not the recipe for living your best life. You cannot avoid criticism but you can learn to live with it…

  • Persistence
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    The Power of Persistence

    - by Eddie Renz

    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

  • Experience
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    The Power of Experience

    - by Eddie Renz

    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 Eddie Renz

    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