Tag: Teaching High School English

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Stop Setting Yourself on Fire! 10 Ways to Avoid First-Year Teacher Burnout

As we move into the school year towards what I call, “The Dead Zone of March,” teachers start to get a little…grumpy. It’s still a few months from the end of the year, there are few holiday days to take off the edge, and you’ve run out of ideas for your students who are just…
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How to Survive the First Week of Teaching High School English – Or Die Trying

  The crazy part about being a SAH mom is that I no longer have to deal with the ramp-up and emotional explosion that is THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL. Of course, I am buying school supplies (for my own child – novelty!) Still, I see all the half-joking status updates by my teaching friends…
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