This summer will be different for Josh Waldron, the award-winning teacher making headlines with his decision to not return to the classroom for the fall 2014-2015 school year. For this blog post, Josh generously shared his thoughts on why he's leaving the classroom (you can read more on his ... Read More about Josh Waldron’s Viral Farewell to the Classroom
Hi Sarah, I'm approaching my last few weeks in teaching as I have handed my notice in. I was just wondering whether you have had any regrets leaving teaching? Also what is life like for you after teaching? -S in UK Hey there S., Thanks for reaching out! This is a great question, but I want ... Read More about What Is Life Like After Teaching? Do You Have Any Regrets?
The latest Forbes estimate is that 46 percent of new teachers leave teaching within the first five years. While the politics of how teachers are treated is a topic unto itself, there’s good news for teachers everywhere: you’ve never been more hire-able! If you’re a dissatisfied teacher who is ... Read More about Resume Tips for Transitioning Out of Teaching
photo source We all have our stereotypes of what makes networking awful. The creepy guy in the bad suit trying to get your business card (& you might not even have one yet). The lady who won't. Stop. Talking. Or worse, feeling like you're the only one with nothing to say... It ... Read More about 3 Simple Networking Tools to Network in Real Life
Are you looking forward to transitioning out of teaching? I was, too. Almost five years ago! I can hardly remember a time when I waited for the bell to go to the bathroom, or was staying late and arriving early every day to prepare lessons. Here are three things I wish I knew back when I was ... Read More about 3 Things You Need to Know About Transitioning Out of Teaching