by Teacher2Teacher Team | 1.15.20
We’ve heard from you and your fellow teachers that January is a time to try new things and take risks in your classroom – and that sometimes you need a
by Alisha Andrew | 12.12.19
Growing up, I hated math. If you’d asked me back then if I would be a math teacher now, I would say, “No way!” I was intimidated by it – and the way things were, I didn’t feel like I was even supposed to be good at it.
by Eric Saibel | 11.19.19
Connecting with our students’ families means a lot to me – and it makes a huge difference for our school culture, too.
by Monte Syrie | 9.12.19
My biggest back-to-school priority is building community with my students. I’m purposeful about it, because I believe that every class, every day, should start with connection.
by Maurice McDavid | 6.26.19
During my junior year of college, I couldn’t figure out what was so special about the history class I was taking. Finally it hit me: I loved that class because for the first time in my life, my teacher was an African American male.
by Wendy Turner | 4.4.19
I am known as a warrior of social-emotional learning. I always say my teaching puts SEL first – and empathy is a critical component. People ask me all the time how I build empathy in the classroom. The answer is one day at a time, one experience at a time, with great intention, focus and practice.
by Emily House | 3.28.19
I grew up going to rural Iowa schools, and diversity wasn’t a big part of my educational background. As a teacher, I’ve realized how many different experiences exist even within a single classroom – and how few of those experiences are like mine. It’s been a humbling wake-up call.