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- Teaching Profession In Their Own Words 'I Just Want to Get Better': A Teacher With Long COVID Retires Earlier Than She'd HopedA former Massachusetts teacher shares how long COVID damaged her cognitive abilities and accelerated her retirement.Teaching Profession Opinion Linda Darling-Hammond Wins International Prize for Education ResearchThe recipient of the 2022 Yidan Prize talks about the divide between research and policy, teacher professional development, and equity.Teaching Profession Q&A How This Teacher Builds Relationships, Has Fun, and Makes Money on TikTokJoe Harmon is one of the growing number of teachers who is making funny videos about classroom life—and monetizing them.Teaching Profession 'Does Anyone Else Cry After Work?': Teacher Reddit Is the Unfiltered Voice of EducatorsAmid rising pressures, teachers take to the platform to find solace, build solidarity, and most of all—vent.Teaching Profession The Status of the Teaching Profession Is at a 50-Year Low. What Can We Do About It?New research suggests problems are systemic and have been building for decades.Teaching Profession What the Research Says Pandemic Anxiety Was Higher for Teachers Than for Health-Care WorkersSince the pandemic, teachers are significantly more likely to have anxiety symptoms than those in other professions.Teaching Profession Opinion Want Vibrant, Engaged Teachers? Give Them Professional FreedomA deputy superintendent explains how his district has created a stimulating environment by trusting teachers to experiment.Teaching Profession In Their Own Words From Hospice Work to 1st Grade: One Teacher's Career-Changing JourneyA 1st grade teacher in Tennessee shares her journey into the classroom through an apprenticeship model, and the joys and challenges so far.Teaching Profession Opinion Educators, You’re the Real Experts. Here’s How to Defend Your ProfessionMath education expert Jo Boaler offers five practical guidelines for bringing about education change.Teaching Profession High Teacher Expectations Boost Long-Term Student OutcomesStudents whose teachers believe they can succeed in higher education are more likely to earn a college degree, a new study concludes.Teaching Profession With Their Licenses in Jeopardy, Florida Teachers Unsure How the 'Don't Say Gay' Law Will Be AppliedA new rule could strip teachers of their licenses if they run afoul of the law. Teachers want to know what that entails.Teaching Profession Q&A Immigrant Teacher's Memoir Sheds Light on What English Learners NeedEmily Francis came to the United States at 15. Now an English-as-a-second-language teacher, she shares advice in her new book.Teaching Profession Q&A Award-Winning Teachers Are Pushing Back Against Attacks on 'Honest Education'They plan to host conversations, educate school boards, and write op-eds about why affirming, culturally responsive classrooms matter.Teaching Profession Opinion The Most Important Thing Principals Can Do in a Teacher ObservationThe best feedback I ever got came during my first year teaching—and it started with just one word.