From standing all day to holding your bladder for an hour to grading papers, high school English teacher Trevor Muir shares the reasons why teaching is so tiring—and why it's all worth it.
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May 22, 2017
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May 19, 2017
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May 18, 2017
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May 09, 2017
An analysis by EdChoice found that schools' hiring of teachers has lagged far behind the hiring of non-teachers.
May 09, 2017
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April 26, 2017
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April 24, 2017
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