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Posts tagged with ‘Accredited Teacher Certification Program’

  • Back to School

    First Day of School Preparation

    - by Melissa Poliseno

    It’s finally summer, and first day of school preparation is probably the last thing on any teacher’s mind. But, putting in just a little extra effort now will make a world of difference when fall rolls around.

  • Getting Hired to Teach
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    5 Steps for Navigating LinkedIn

    - by Camryn Yoder

    Since the pandemic, our world has changed in unimaginable ways. One change that many employees have undergone is a transition into the virtual workplace. Where there are many innovative benefits of the virtual workplace, there are also downfalls.

  • Like a Girl

    Like a Girl

    - by Camryn Yoder

    “What does it mean to run like a girl?”, asked the interviewer. The young girl replied, “it means to run as fast as you can.”

  • 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…