As we get ready for a new start to the school year, we look back on some of the most important issues to cover, and learn more about how to support educators and students to reflect on some of the best practices for supporting their own growth of understanding the world around them. Equitable … Continue reading Supporting First Nations, Métis, & Inuit Education: How do we maintain momentum that is driving us toward change?
Isolation in the classroom is a serious feeling that many teachers suffer. I was definitely one of them. I felt very isolated when I started teaching and could not relate to most of my colleagues. There was very little time for colleagues to meet in person and a lack of PD opportunities. Many of them … Continue reading How Teachers Can Take Charge of their Professional Development
It is often said that teaching is an isolated job. Sure, we might not feel this way while we’re teaching — after all, we’re surrounded by our students. The classroom noise, students’ laughter, and busy conversations often make us feel like we’re not alone. But what happens when class is over? What happens when the students leave? … Continue reading Three Easy Tips for Teachers on Twitter
Teaching is an isolating career. I didn't realize this until I stepped outside of the teaching industry into a new industry, and reflected back on my teaching positions. I realized I have been working and teaching in isolation the whole time: all of my 8 years of teaching experience have been me in the classroom, … Continue reading How to Advocate for Teachers