Teacher Talk 003: 8 Things I Wish I Knew as a First Year

There are so many things a college education doesn’t teach you about becoming a teacher. I had a college professor who told me I just wouldn’t know what it was like until I got here. He said all of my preconceived notions would die. Boy, was he right.

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Teacher Talk 002: A Tech Tool for Rubrics (!)

Today I want to share one of my favorite new technology tools that I have recently  experimented with regarding rubrics in my classroom. It helps ease my grading woes and eliminates my need for paper rubrics. Awesome, right?

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I Get To.

There has been a lot of negative press over the past few years about teachers, their working conditions, their pay, their performance, yadda, yadda, yadda. In fact, when I graduated from Appalachian, I had plenty of people asking me if I was crazy for going into the profession at this point.

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