You’ve received the phone call from the principal. You’ve been called in for your first teaching job interview. This is excellent news. You should celebrate, give a little fist pump. After you’re done celebrating, it’s time to prepare. What do you say to get this teaching position? Teaching job interviews are high stakes conversations, and if you’re lucky enough to land one, you have to have a game plan. Below are seven tips for success that will most likely make you a more appealing candidate during your interview.
Starting a blog is a royal pain in the ass, and yet totally addicting. What in the hell should I write? How do I adjust the font? Widgets digitally exist? How do I drive traffic to my site? Blogging combines expression with narcissism. The genesis of a blog becomes a thing unto itself, as a synthesis of creation and subservience to the web. It becomes all consuming, a type of crack for the digital generation. Blogs feed our need for people to like us and to tell people what we think. Continue reading →