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Teachers Weigh In On Their Most Unforgettable Students

If you’re thinking of pursuing a career in education — particularly as a teacher — then get ready to spend time with some of the most amazing, frustrating, infuriating, and wonderful people around — your students. Throughout a career in education, there will be some kids that you never forget — for both positive and […]
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Dealing With Parents: 10 Of The Strangest Teacher Tales You’ll Ever Read

Teachers of Reddit get asked a lot of interesting things, and if you have any interest in the profession whatsoever, we suggest you bookmark the AskReddit tab to hear just what we’re talking about. Today, we want to focus on the issue of dealing with parents and the tremendous amount of self-control that educators must […]
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11 Tips To Staying Productive During The Holidays

With the holidays now upon us and winter break only days from beginning, you’re probably thinking about all the ways you’re going to take it easy and not think about anything but relaxation. While some relaxation is a good thing, though, many students will overdo it and put themselves in a bind that is hard […]
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5 Winter Break Study Tips Every Student Should Know

Are you getting ready for a great holiday break? While the time off is worth getting excited about, remember that your first job isn’t to be a lazy couch potato. If you are in college, it’s time to start thinking about your major as your job — that ticket to the career field that lies […]
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NaNoWriMo: What Test Takers Can Learn From It

NaNoWriMo, for those of you who may not be aware of it, stands for National Novel Writing Month. Since its inception in July 1999, the monthlong event for creative writers has produced hundreds of thousands of novels and billions of words. The goal is to write 50,000 words — the length of a short novel […]
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6 Benefits Of Setting Deadlines For Your Studies

Stephen King, in his book On Writing, wrote that the first draft of any book, no matter how long, should take no more than three months to complete. One season for a giant 1,000-page doorstopper! Maybe that works for Stephen King and novel writing, but does it translate to other fields? I would say yes. […]
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Teacher Responsibilities And What It Means To Students

When I was a public school teacher several years ago, I had to deal with a lot of different personalities, both inside and outside the classroom. Sometimes it was frustrating for my good students because they were constantly burdened with the behaviors of a classmate that were, to say the least, completely unacceptable. On one […]
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For-Profit Colleges Fight Back Against Feds Over Student Loan Debt

More than 1,400 for-profit colleges have partnered with a trade group to file a lawsuit against the federal government for “overregulating” abuses related to student loan debt, NPR reports. The targeted federal regulation is known as the “gainful employment rule,” and it was recently enacted by the U.S. Department of Education as a means of […]
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Educators In Memoriam: 6 Greats We Lost In 2014

Unfortunately, every year we lose some remarkable educators, who left a huge impact in spite of being just one person — men and women, who refused to look in the mirror and see themselves and their lives as insignificant. They strove to reach out to others and make the world a better place one child […]
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18 Great Quotes On What It Means To Teach

One thing you might have noticed around here is that we love quotes — particularly great quotes that provide fresh and diverse perspective into the matter of learning, teaching, and putting one’s knowledge to use. Today we’d like to take a look at some great quotes on teaching and what it means to teach. Here […]
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