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  • What Are the Different Types of Teachers in High School?

    13 Different Types of Teachers in High School

    High school is often like visiting another planet that is filled with alien beings, also known as teachers. However, everyone’s time at Planet High School is memorable, and many of those memories are of the teachers. Some of those teachers are another brick in the wall as Pink Floyd once said; while others are an […] More

  • What Is the Difference Between a School Counselor and a School Psychologist?
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    School Counselor vs. School Psychologist: What’s the Difference?

    In elementary schools, school counselors and psychologists work to help students achieve academic goals while maintaining optimal mental health and emotional wellbeing. But what is the difference between a school counselor and a school psychologist? School counselors are licensed and certified educators who design guidance and counseling programs to increase academic performance for all students. […] More

  • How to Leave a Teaching Job Gracefully?
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    How to Leave a Teaching Job Gracefully

    Teaching is one of the most important professions that a person can undertake. Teaching a skill or subject to a group of students is noble and improves our society and the future little by little. Many teachers sacrifice parts of their lives to adhere to standards, administration rules, and evolving technology. But for most teachers, […] More

  • Five Pros and Five Cons of Teaching in Japan
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    The Pros and Cons of Teaching in Japan

    I lived in Japan for about ten years. I worked in a wide variety of teaching jobs, including international kindergartens, public elementary and junior high schools, ran my own educational business on the side, and private English classes. While living there, I had the unique experience of working with many wonderful Japanese and foreign educators. […] More

  • What Skills Are Needed to Be a Good Teacher?
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    What Skills Are Needed to Be a Good Teacher?

    Making the distinction between simply being a teacher and becoming a good teacher is critical to success. Successful teachers exert significant influence over pupils and urge them to continue their education throughout their life. A positive influence on the life of a child of any age may be made by a skilled teacher. Taking a […] More

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    The Pros and Cons of Teaching in China

    International teaching gigs often look appealing to those looking for adventure and an immersive cultural experience.  China has long been a teaching destination for speakers of English.  Over the years, the market has become more competitive for those willing to teach outside of their homeland.  With the Middle East, South America, and other Asian nations […] More

  • Should Substitute Requirements Be Relaxed?
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    Do Substitute Teachers Need a Degree?

    I am a retired educator. I will be honest. There were two times in my career that I came to school very ill because I could not get a classroom substitute. I did not want the stress of students being put in colleague’s classroom and the parent backlash I would receive. I decided to “soldier […] More

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