What Parents Need to Know About Teacher Strikes and Walk outs

First, it's helpful to clear up some terminology here. What happened in West Virginia, and what is currently happening in Oklahoma, Kentucky, and Arizona is not legally a strike. In West Virginia, we called it a work stoppage because it's illegal for teachers to strike. The superintendents were in support, and they closed schools to … Continue reading What Parents Need to Know About Teacher Strikes and Walk outs

My Struggle with Impostor Syndrome as a New Teacher

Teachers are generally assigned a mentor their first year, but most of the time the mentor system is joke. The teachers selected to be mentors are the most skilled, dependable, and proactive, and because administrators know they can count on such teachers, they press more work on them, and because those teachers are so busy, … Continue reading My Struggle with Impostor Syndrome as a New Teacher