Are you a new teacher? It’s essential to know by now that it’s not your job to change the world. Did that come out wrong? Your excitement might be brimming out, and you can’t contain the jitters that are filling your stomach because the school starts the next day. We know what you’re thinking right
In recent years, the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) track has taken the education industry by storm, acting as the poster child for the world’s future innovators, movers, and shakers. Regarded by most as the stepping stone for the next Albert Einstein or Charles Babbage, the STEM track has achieved an icon-like status for
Teaching is a practice that requires continuous improvement and learning, whether you are a veteran in the industry or a beginner. The best and most effective teachers are the ones that hone a set of skills bit by bit and day by day. With that in mind, preparing for the avalanche of lesson planning can
Have you heard of classroom mindfulness? Chances are you’ve heard of this term and have been advised of its effectiveness in building a teacher-student relationship and achieving classroom success. To be mindful is to be wholly connected to the hearts of others. This means feeling the pain of others and wishing their joy and development.
When you work in the education industry, it can be hard to find places to teach. Perhaps you want to work with younger children, or maybe you want to work in higher education. Either way, it’s crucial to know what you can do with your degree and whether or not you even need one.
Teachers are integral for the advancement of society, as they are the people who lay the foundation for future generations to grow and become valuable assets to their communities. Therefore, it’s crucial that a teacher is well-versed in the field in which they are teaching. This is why a degree is something that every school
A teacher’s job is vital to society, as they are the people who help to shape young minds and inspire them to become more productive members of their community. However, this doesn’t mean that you should take any teaching job, as you should also consider your benefits and job satisfaction as well. With that said,
We recently asked our Twitter followers… “What’s your students view on #Brexit? What do the next generation that will be impacted, think?” and the results were clear. Out of 2,486 votes, almost 50% voted for ‘an absolute disaster’. Now, it has to be said, that Twitter
We have spoken with hundreds of schools about their recruitment strategy and the role that social media plays in it. Many of those schools said that social media was being used as part of their strategy. But, when we looked under the hood, it was clear that it wasn’t being done effectively. Here’s why…
Teacher job applications are well-known for being time-consuming, so we recently asked the TTJ Twitter followers, for their opinion. We asked ‘With #teacher job applications being so lengthy… How often do you feel like you spend more time applying for jobs, than you do teaching a class?’. 41% of the 1,534 voters, clearly agreed that