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    Five Ways to Stay Positive in Negativity

    Five Ways to Stay Positive in Negativity
    It's easy to be positive in a positive environment. It's when things are emotionally draining and negative that you're challenged to behave differently. But you have the opportunity to be the beacon of light for others around you. By your actions and responses, you can demonstrate and teach others how to behave in an appropriate, positive and professional manner. Positive energy ...
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    Why I Hated Teaching During My First Two Years

     Why I Hated Teaching During My First Two Years
    What made my first years so difficult? I think there were a few factors that made my first year difficult. I didn’t know how to control the class I am a firm believer that classroom management is your key to success in the classroom. I have since learned how to control my students very well. The knowledge that I would eventually ...
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    The Essence of Hope

    The Essence of Hope
    I’ve noticed something lately. I have gotten a handful of comments and emails from people who seem to be teaching in what appears outwardly as a hopeless situation. I contend that the problem very rarely is in their situation. The problem rests in the lost joy and the long forgotten hope they once had. The dream is not shattered, it simply ...
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    5 Hot Spots for Teaching Jobs in the USA

    5 Hot Spots for Teaching Jobs in the USA
    I visit many Web forums and communities where I have the opportunity to chat with people in search of teaching jobs. One question that arises time and time again is: Where are the best places to look for teaching jobs in the United States? While many candidates have family, home, or community ties that prevent them from relocating to a new ...
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    Take a No-Crying Approach to Resolving Workplace Conflicts

    “There’s no crying in baseball!” screams Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan at an outfielder on his all-women’s team, shortly after he’s brought her to tears for a throwing error in the classic 1992 baseball movie A League of Their Own. There’s no crying in the world of work either, especially when you’re just starting out, says career expert Alaina Levine. ...
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    Teachers in Demand Across the U.S.

    Teachers in Demand Across the U.S.
    Even though the economy may be struggling to stay out of a recession, teacher shortages are still common in many locations throughout the U.S. Teaching recently researched the most recent teacher shortages to make the news. If you're looking for a teaching job, try one of these markets to find a home for your teaching career. h3. 1. Wichita, Kansas *Classrooms ...
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    Job Tips from Our Founding Fathers

    Presidents were once lowly employees too... Think Presidents have it easy with all of their Cabinet and appointed staff to do things for them? Well, life wasn’t always so sweet. They had to work their way up the career ladder to the White House too! Here are some examples of jobs they had before the Oval Office and tips that ...
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    Federal Designation of "Teacher Shortage Areas"

    Federal Designation of "Teacher Shortage Areas"
    The U.S. Department of Education has completed identifying Teacher Shortage Areas (TSA) through the 2009-2010 school year. Some states have identified geographic shortage areas and subject shortage areas, while some states have only identified one or the other. The federal designation of teacher shortage areas in your state under: • Enables a borrower who had no outstanding Federal Family Education Loan ...
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    4 Career Lessons from American Olympians

    Lindsey Vonn: Don’t Stop When it Starts to Hurt Lindsey Vonn is the first American woman to win a gold medal in the Olympic downhill skiing. A contender in Torino in 2006, Vonn suffered a terrible crash that sent her to the hospital. She left with pain arching through her legs and back but still competed in five events. She didn’t ...
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    How Do Student Teacher Internships Help You in Your Teaching Career?

    How Do Student Teacher Internships Help You in Your Teaching Career?
    Student teaching internship programs have become extremely popular within the past few years. Most universities have programs to help recent graduates get a head start in their teaching careers. An internship program helps prepare aspiring teachers for their future in education. There are numerous benefits in joining a student teaching internship. Two of the most important are the classroom teaching experience ...
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    How To Make A Successful Transition From Teaching To Administration

    How To Make A Successful Transition From Teaching To Administration
    Most teachers have no idea about how to move from teaching to administration. They believe that all they need to progress is to teach well. However, as they make the decision to advance in their careers and move from a teaching job to an administrative job (such as teacher to assistant principal or from teacher to principal), they discover that they ...
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    How to Prepare and Get the Most Out of a Teacher Job Fair

    How to Prepare and Get the Most Out of a Teacher Job Fair
    Whether you're brand new to teaching or are looking for a new placement, the teacher job fair is the perfect place to showcase your skills, distribute your resume, and network. Attending a teacher job fair can be a daunting experience – especially if this is your first time. You may encounter hundreds of teachers filling the room, which can make even ...
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    Nail Your Next Cover Letter

    Nail Your Next Cover Letter
    John and Linda applied for the same job. They were equally qualified, and each submitted an excellent resume that emphasized accomplishments, training, positive work ethic and dedication. John included a general cover letter that outlined his career history and aspirations. To save time, he used the same letter to apply for every job opening he looked at. Linda put more ...
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    Philosphy of Education in Teaching Portfolio

    Many educators don't include their philosophy of education as a marketing tool in their teaching portfolio, often causing missed job opportunities. A Statement of Educational Philosophy is a thoughtful paper, usually one to two pages long, which captures your core educational principles. Career Tip Your education may be your best asset. Find a program that helps you stand out. Discussion: What ...
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    Good Thinking for Your Career

    Good Thinking for Your Career
    Psychologist Dan Goleman turned traditional assumptions about workplace success on their heads in the '90s when he observed in his groundbreaking books Emotional Intelligence and Working with Emotional Intelligence that how well we manage our attitudes and behaviors is much more important to our career success than our actual intellectual abilities. Now there's another essential book that proves how we manage ...
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    Troops to Teachers

    h4. Program Description DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support) assists eligible members of the armed forces to obtain certification or licensing as elementary school teachers, secondary school teachers, or vocational or technical teachers and to become highly qualified teachers. The program also helps these individuals find employment in high-need local education agencies (LEAs) or charter schools. h4. Additional Information This ...
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    Find Extra Money for the Holidays

    Find Extra Money for the Holidays
    It's never too early to start tracking down extra cash for holiday gifts. And if you plan in advance, not only will you save money, but you'll also avoid the big credit-card bills that can last long after the holidays are over. "It's a matter of planning ahead so you don't have a horrible surprise in January," says Donna Skeels Cygan, ...
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    How Do You Balance the Holidays and Work?

    How Do You Balance the Holidays and Work?
    The holidays are generally a time filled with festivities, good cheer and even better food. So, who wants to work? Probably not many of us, but in all seriousness, we still need to get the job done despite the holidays and all their inherent distractions. For that reason, we asked Monster members for their tips and tricks on enjoying the holidays ...
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    Holiday Party Planning in the Diverse Workplace

    Holiday Party Planning in the Diverse Workplace
    Holiday party planning can get dicey when companies add diversity to their merrymaking mix. How do you appeal to all without leaving someone out in the cold? "Put the emphasis on celebrating," advises workplace diversity consultant Sondra Thiederman, PhD, author of Making Diversity Work, founder of Cross-Cultural Communications and a Monster contributing writer. The key: "Focus more on what we share ...
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    Teaching's Best Lists

    Great Salaries & Location Lists for Teachers 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Education 10 Highest Paying States for Teachers 10 Fasted Growing School Districts Top 25 Cities for Teachers Popular Classroom Lists Top 10 Technology Tips for Teachers 10 Vital Tips from a Substitute Teacher 10 Quick Lesson Ideas for Substitute Teachers 6 Ways to Choose a Teaching Approach for ...
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