Teaching

The Science Notebook... A Personal Preference

11.24.2015
by Michelle Brown

What's in a Science Notebook?

There were a few moments as a new science teacher where I was stunned at how much thought I put into something that students didn't bat an eye at. One such instance was arranging desks (we c...

 

How to Keep First-Year Teachers in the Classroom

12.18.2014
by Emily Beck

This is my final installment of my discussion with first-year teachers at my school, Rouse High School in Leander, Texas. I asked each teacher the same five questions about their experiences. Their responses were varied, but common themes also sta...

 

How Well Did Your Teacher Preparation Program Prepare You?

12.11.2014
by Emily Beck

Continuing my discussion with first-year teachers at my school, Rouse High School in Leander, Texas, I'm learning about their teacher preparation experiences.

The interviewed teachers represent a diverse group of professionals with a varie...

 

Goals for the Second Year of Teaching

12.04.2014
by Emily Beck

Today I continue my discussion with first-year teachers at my school, Rouse High School in Leander, Texas, to learn what we can do to help make their experience a little better.

The interviewed teachers represented a diverse group of profe...

 

A Day in the Life of a First-Year Teacher

11.14.2014
by Emily Beck

Ask any teacher about his or her first year on the job, and you will hear words like “challenging,” “exciting,” and “rewarding.” The first few years of a teacher’s career can feel like a disorienting whirlwind of new experiences and ...