Posts with the tag “teacher”
Why I Am Giving Up "The Hustle"
by Cassie Dixon on October 9th, 2017
Being a teacher is like running a business. A teacher manages 22+ miniature employees on many levels: presenting new information, monitoring progress, and evaluating mastery of content. It's our job to make sure that our students are learning & growing, just as it is a manager's job to administer training, support, and evaluate her employees. Just like a manager, a teacher is evaluated based on th...
What Teachers Really Do on Summer Break
by Cassie Dixon on June 16th, 2017
So What Do Teachers Really Do Over Summer Break? You've either heard this or said this before if you're a teacher or know a teacher. While it is a remarkable concept that as a teacher you're not "on the clock" for a full calendar year, getting "summers off" is not an accurate description. It's an awkward subject, and hearing this statement makes many teachers uncomfortable. Yes, we rejoice when we...