A Coaching Strategy for Schools and Colleges

@TeacherToolkit In 2010, Ross Morrison McGill founded @TeacherToolkit from a simple Twitter account through which he rapidly became the ‘most followed teacher on social media in the UK’. In 2015, he was nominated as one of the ‘500 Most Influential People in Britain’ by The Sunday… Read more about @TeacherToolkit How do school and college … Read more

Help! Teacher of the Year Is a Popularity Contest

Dear WeAreTeachers:I’ve been a fifth-grade teacher for the past decade, all at my current school. I’m active in the PTA and on various school committees, and parents and kids love me. I didn’t get into this job for recognition, but I can’t pretend it doesn’t hurt to get passed over time and again for Teacher … Read more

Educators’ Questions About Vaping Answered

We don’t typically talk about vaping in teacher prep programs. And yet, as we all know, vaping now impacts the classroom experience in most middle and high schools. The practice is so prevalent among tweens and teens that the United States Surgeon General declared e-cigarettes among youth an epidemic in 2018. Teachers nationwide worry about … Read more

AAPI Heritage Month Activities for Students of All Ages

Since 1990, May has been designated as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. This month was chosen to honor the arrival of the first Japanese immigrant to the United States on May 7, 1843. The transcontinental railroad, which was largely built by Chinese immigrants, was also completed on May 10, 1869. Given the … Read more

👥 10 Tips For Engaging Parents

Lee Hill Since switching from psychology to primary education in 2011, Lee has held numerous teaching and leadership roles: KS2 class teacher, Phase Leader, Literacy Coordinator, Assistant Headteacher and Vice Principal. Additionally, he has held trust-wide leadership responsibilities including NQT/RQT Program Coordinator, ITT Coordinator, Writing Moderator and… Read more about Lee Hill How do we … Read more