How to Get a Teaching Job: A Resume Guide

Today on, we published a perfect article for those of you looking for tips on how to get a teaching job. Our post, penned by frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox, is a step-by-step guide on creating one, and includes the mandatory elements as well as optional elements and resume aesthetics.

Janelle’s resume elements include:

Interactive Field Experience
And more!

Each element includes detailed descriptions and examples.

Janelle sums up her article like this: “There is no correct way to format your resume. You have the choice of how you want to represent yourself. However, the elements that are listed above are the suggested ways that many career centers follow. Teaching resumes should be aesthetically pleasing to the eye, so it is recommended to follow the tips suggested.”

How do you format your teaching resume? Do you have any tips for teachers? Please share, we would love to hear your thoughts.

5 Summer Activities to Keep Students Learning

Students and teachers alike are anticipating the end of the school year, and the two-month break that then commences, giving all a chance to rest and recharge before the back-to-school process begins anew.
   Go Geocaching (a scavenger hunt)
   Play an instrument
   Keep a Journal
   And More!

Oftentimes, however, the two-month break can bring about the dreaded summer slide, a phenomenon which occurs when kids forget a certain amount of what they’ve learned during the year.

Thankfully, there are ways that parents can encourage summer learning, and in a fun and playful way. Today on, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox, herself a seasoned educator as well as a known education writer, enlightens us on how we can encourage parents to continue the learning process through June and July. Janelle’s ideas include:

 By partaking in a few of the activities outlined in today’s article a few times a week, parents (with the advice of teachers) can help avoid the dreaded summer slide. By promoting simple and fun summer enrichment activities, you can bet your students will return to school in August ready to learn.

Do you have any suggestions on how to keep students learning all summer long so they won’t get that dreaded summer brain drain?