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Teaching Profession Opinion Q&A Collections: Entering the Teaching Profession
Ten years' worth of advice for those considering a teaching career.
Larry Ferlazzo, August 9, 2021
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Career Advice Relocating for a Teaching Job: What to Know Before You Take the Gig
Double check the cost of living, assess the cultural fit, review teacher licensing rules, and see how you can become part of the community.

Elizabeth Heubeck, July 21, 2021
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Jobs The EdWeek Top School Jobs Virtual Career Fair
Find teaching jobs and other jobs in K-12 education at the EdWeek Top School Jobs virtual career fair.
July 22, 2021
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Career Advice 5 Essential Questions Teachers Should Ask During Job Interviews
When being interviewed for a teaching job, it's as important to ask questions as to answer them. Here are 5 key questions to start you off.
Elizabeth Heubeck, June 3, 2021
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Jobs Hawaii Public Schools Virtual Career Fair
Learn more about Hawai'i Public Schools and their job opportunities.
April 8, 2021
Jobs Virtual Career Fair for Teachers, Administrators, and K-12 Staff
Find your next job in this two-day online event designed to help you chat directly with district recruiters about their open positions.
March 24, 2021
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Recruitment & Retention The Scramble to Find Substitute Teachers
Some districts are paying bonuses, some are lowering qualifications, and one is assigning central office staff to substitute at least one day per week.
Elizabeth Heubeck, October 26, 2020
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Recruitment & Retention Recruiting and Retaining Teachers of Color: Why It Matters, Ways to Do It
Some districts are making gains in recruiting and holding onto Black, Hispanic, and Asian teachers. Here are some ideas for how to do it.
Elizabeth Heubeck, June 30, 2020
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Kelly Dighero, a 3rd grade teacher at Phoebe Hearst Elementary School in Sacramento, Calif., gives a thumbs-up during her first online meeting with students and parents on the front lawn of her home.
Kelly Dighero, a 3rd grade teacher at Phoebe Hearst Elementary School in Sacramento, Calif., gives a thumbs-up during her first online meeting with students and parents on the front lawn of her home.
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School & District Management Virtual Teaching: Skill of the Future? Or Not So Much?
Leaders in some districts say remote teaching will now be a skill they will build even more in their existing teacher corps. Others are more skeptical.
Elizabeth Heubeck, April 20, 2020
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Teaching Profession Thousands of Teachers Are Renting Out Their Homes on Airbnb
Nearly 1 in 10 U.S. hosts on the popular home rental site work in education or teaching, according to a new survey from the company.
Sarah Schwartz, August 16, 2018
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Career Advice Opinion The Three Question Interview
Most interviews begin with a time-wasting question such as: "Tell us something about yourself." Why? As the interviewer, you have the candidate's resume, cover letter, and some other documents like a portfolio, reference letters or surveys, transcripts, and test scores. What more do you need to know about a 22-year-old interviewing for their first teaching position?
AAEE, June 16, 2018
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Career Advice Opinion You Have Knowledge - What About Wisdom?
This is the time before the school starts to be reflective of your life up to this point. Have a real introspection and in-depth conversation to give yourself credit where deserved, face the facts when necessary, be aware of where you need development, and be informed and confident in your natural gifts and abilities.
AAEE, June 5, 2018
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Teacher Preparation Opinion COACHELLA TICKETS!! WHERE DO I SIGN??
I like to know what incentives, marketing materials, and salaries they are offering. Last year I came across the most amazing teacher recruitment advertisement ever. It was so cool, I considered going back in the classroom, packing up my family, and moving to California. Going into my 20th year, I'm vested in insurance and retirement, I may have to reconsider.
AAEE, April 17, 2018
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Teacher Preparation Opinion The Virtual Construct and Lifelong Learners
Current research and educational pundits theorize that burgeoning initiatives in artificial intelligence (AI) and rapidly accelerating technological advances, that it will be incumbent upon students and the future generations of society to perpetually self-educate, prepare and nurture individual students in a process of lifelong learning. Virtual teaching is a new frontier in the evolution of education. Student and teacher preparedness is the best means by which to ensure the long-term viability of a free and independent democracy.
AAEE, April 4, 2018
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