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What are the Best States for High School Teachers?

What are the Best States for High School Teachers? Written and reported by:Sheila MickoolContributing Writer The job outlook is strong for high school teachers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment is expected to grow 8% through 2030, and more than 77,000 job openings are anticipated on average per year due to retirements, …Read more

Teacher Appreciation Week Is a Time to Honor Yourself

Teacher Appreciation Week Is a Time to Honor Yourself Written and reported by:Stephanie BehringContributing Writer Teaching can be a tough profession, so it’s only appropriate that teachers are honored with their own day and week. The National Education Association (NEA) and the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) promote this special time. This year, National Teacher …Read more

20 Grants for Teachers, Classrooms, and Schools

20 Grants for Teachers, Classrooms, and Schools Applying for a grant can take a little extra work, but the payoff is worth it. By Stephanie Behring From bake sales to fundraising drives, it can seem like schools are always looking for ways to increase their funding. While states and the federal government are expected to …Read more

What Can I Do With a Teaching Degree (Besides Teach)?

What Can I Do With a Teaching Degree (Besides Teach)? by All Star Staff Jul 19, 2019 | Careers It might seem like a no-brainer that if you earn a teaching degree, you’ll work as a teacher. But after a while, you might be wondering if there are alternative jobs for teachers, outside the classroom. The good news …Read more

What Kind of Teachers Are in Highest Demand?

What Kind of Teachers Are in Highest Demand? by All Star Staff The appeals of teaching are many-helping people grow, building confidence, letting students discover their talents. So, if you’re looking to enter the field but are curious about what kind of teachers are in high demand, you’re in the right place! The good news …Read more

Teaching Specializations: What Do They Mean?

Teaching Specializations: What Do They Mean? by All Star Staff Teaching is one of those careers that can allow for a great deal of specialization. That’s an asset when it comes to designing your ideal career, but it can also cause a lot of confusion. What are all the options? We decided to make it …Read more

How to Navigate the Teaching Job Market: A Teacher Interview

How to Navigate the Teaching Job Market: A Teacher Interview by All Star Staff Caroline Zogas High School Teacher: History & GovernmentYork Community High SchoolElmhurst, IL Becoming a teacher was her dream, but she knew it might be tough in today’s teacher job market. Not all prospective high school teachers are as lucky as Caroline Zogas. …Read more

TEFL 101: What You Need to Know About Teaching English Abroad

TEFL 101: What You Need to Know About Teaching English Abroad by All Star Staff If you’re armed with an education degree and are an adventure seeker, teaching English abroad is a ticket to international travel. Plus, because the cost of living in other countries is often lower, it can be easier to save money. …Read more

The Rewards and Challenges of Teaching Elementary School: A Teacher Interview

The Rewards and Challenges of Teaching Elementary School: A Teacher Interview by All Star Staff Molly HengFormer 3rd grade teacher for Colton Joint Unified School District;Substitute teacher for San Bernardino City School District, CA Julie Vallens3rd grade bilingual teacher, Pajaro Valley Unified School District, Watsonville, CA Rewards and Challenges Teaching is often referred to as …Read more

Common Questions About Teaching as a Second Career

Common Questions About Teaching as a Second Career by All Star Staff Second-career teachers are often some of the best teachers in their field. Bringing a rich combination of experience and perspective, those who choose to teach as a second career often approach teaching with a contagious enthusiasm that motivates their students and inspires other …Read more