September 2008 Archives

Here we are, approaching the end of September, and teachers’ minds are on upcoming parent-teacher conferences. School district human resources professionals are celebrating having a complete staff – or wondering how they will fill those challenging positions now that school is already well underway. Student teachers and soon-to-be student teachers are worried about lesson plans and classroom management. But for those who are or will be seeking a new position, the time to start thinking about the job search and making plans is now. Recruiters will begin seeking candidates for fall 2009 openings by October or November. Large districts can predict ...


With the School Year underway, now is a perfect time to promote the role of teachers specifically in the area of “Teacher Ethics”. “I believe we must maintain a culture of professionalism and respect with our students which provides a healthy atmosphere for student growth”. From this prospective we must: A) Maintain proper boundaries-we are role models, we can be friendly to our students and we need to always consider and remind students of the limits of our relationship as Teachers. B) Our professional behavior, values and responsibilities are more important than being popular – in other words “keep the relationship ...


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