September 30, 2014
May/June 2007

The Career Issue
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Vol. 18, Issue 04

Editor's Note

Teachers are increasingly being pressed into service as nurses.

Satisfied educators make for better test scores, studies show.

Summer gigs with long-term payoffs.

Should long summer breaks be a thing of the past?

Teachers can help students break through their math anxiety.

How not to embarrass yourself online.

Trading the cheating techniques of yesteryear for more sophisticated methods.

Turning dirt and bugs into better health for city kids.

Why you love Hollywood's reality-defying teacher movies.

Tools of the Trade

Profiles of six educators who have taught for as long as two generations.

No hovering administrators. No high-stakes tests. No pestering parents. Barb Hagen teaches murderers and sex offenders, and she loves her work.

There's a program that funnels men into math, science, and special ed teaching positions at high-needs schools. Should it matter that they're all from the military?

Research
A new survey reveals why former teachers quit the profession.

Best Practices

Ask the Mentor
Career advice for teachers of all ages.

Book Reviews

Classroom Tech
Being tech-savvy starts with learning keyboard skills.

Lifestyle
Classroomless? A former teacher's invention might be just the thing.

First Person
No-holds-barred writing connects an educator with her students.

Perspective
Want to be treated like a professional? Fire your principal.

Colleagues
An Alabama science teacher changes his school's oil. To biodiesel.

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Barb Hagen teaches murderers and sex offenders, and she loves her work.

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