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The Top 10 Perks of a Teaching Career

The Top 10 Perks of a Teaching Career by All Star Staff There are many reasons that people go into teaching. All of us have had inspirational teachers who have contributed to who we are today, and we never forget the influence they’ve had on us. I can name the most important teachers in my …Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Online Teaching Jobs

Everything You Need to Know About Online Teaching Jobs by All Star Staff Online teaching jobs are increasingly available throughout the public and private school systems:  K-12, community colleges, universities, trade schools and professional education schools. Online teaching jobs offer some unique advantages and challenges. If you’re wondering whether online teaching is right for you, …Read more

Teaching the Arts: What It’s Like to Teach Music, Art, and Drama

Teaching the Arts: What It’s Like to Teach Music, Art, and Drama by All Star Staff A typical day for an art teacher might include helping kindergarteners construct masterpieces with construction paper and cotton-balls or teaching high school students how to mold and assemble mosaic sculptures. Art education can be rewarding when watching students’ imaginations materialize. If …Read more

6 Tips for Teaching Middle School 

6 Tips for Teaching Middle School by All Star Staff An idiosyncratic fact about life in secondary school is that students and teachers often have widely different experiences of the same environments and events. It may be surprising to realize, but vastly differing perspectives, home-lives and responsibilities, not to mention age, affect how secondary teachers …Read more

Middle School vs. High School Teaching Jobs: What’s the Difference? 

Middle School vs. High School Teaching Jobs: What’s the Difference?  by All Star Staff If you love educating young people and enjoy introducing them to the wonders of the specific subjects you are passionate about, you might make a great high school or middle school teacher. Secondary education teachers work in middle schools, junior high …Read more

Teacher Interview: The Lighter Side of Preschool Education

Teacher Interview: The Lighter Side of Preschool Education by All Star Staff Kerrilee HunterCo-founder, Jen’s Community at Wildcliff Early childhood can be one of the most rewarding age groups to teach. Of course, the mere thought of a classroom full of noisy, boisterous 3- and 4-year-olds is enough to send some people running for the …Read more

Interview: What It’s Like to Be a K-12 Music Teacher

Interview: What It’s Like to Be a K-12 Music Teacher by All Star Staff David WhitmireK–12 Music TeacherLiberty Christian SchoolHuntington Beach, CA Music teacher David Whitmire has his dream job. As a K-12 music teacher, he teaches a range of music classes to almost every student in the school, from general music education to choir …Read more

How to Survive-and Thrive-During Teacher Layoffs

How to Survive-and Thrive-During Teacher Layoffs by All Star Staff Tough economic times inevitably translate to budget cuts. And when states tighten their belts, it often means public schools-and teachers-bear a large share of the burden. Needless to say, news about teacher layoffs worries communities across the country, causing stress for experienced and prospective teachers …Read more

How I Became a High School Science Teacher and Found My Calling

How I Became a High School Science Teacher and Found My Calling by All Star Staff Will HooperHigh School Teacher–SciencePrivate Catholic School, Alabama Heading into his 3rd year of teaching, “Mr. Hooper,” as he’s known to his 14- to 18 year-old students, runs a tight ship in his high school science classroom. “You’d think I’m …Read more

Teaching Specialties: Which Core Subject Is Right for You?

Teaching Specialties: Which Core Subject Is Right for You? by All Star Staff If you want to become a teacher but haven’t yet begun considering teaching specialties, reading the entries that interest you below will help you make an informed decision. Each section details the teacher job description, daily responsibilities, and degree and certification requirements …Read more