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18 Impressive Resume Skills You Can Learn In Six Months

If you are a student wondering how to make yourself more marketable — and yes, we know it goes well beyond test scores — then you may be interested in learning some in-demand skills take only six months or so to learn. Recently on reddit, someone asked the question of employers — what resume skills […]
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18 Most Important School Subjects, According To Teachers And Students

We all have in our minds what we wished our schools would have been like growing up. Whether it would have been any better than what we ended up with, we’ll never know, but we can at least dream, right? Recently on reddit, someone asked the question of what the most important school subjects were […]
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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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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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11 Veterans Day Quotes For Students

America’s heroes often wear military uniforms. And every Veterans Day, it is a good idea to stop and remember these men and women, who gave so much of themselves to their country. There are many lessons in the lives of the people listed below, but what can you learn from them as a student? We’d […]
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Teacher Tenure: Right Or Wrong?

“It’s nearly impossible to fire a bad teacher. Some tech millionaires may have found a way to change that.” It was the statement that kicked up a firestorm on the Internet with teachers lashing out at the perception that bad teaching is the problem with education in the United States. As Donna Brazile writes in […]
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