Teacher Resources

2011 Western New York School District Rankings

January 8, 2012

Business First has rated the academic performances of 97 public school districts in Western New York, based on four years of test data from the New York State Education Department. (Click here to learn how the rankings were calculated) Western New York consists of school districts in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans...
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44 schools in need of improvement in Buffalo-Niagara

November 16, 2011

By Mary B. Pasciak NEWS STAFF REPORTER Published:November 10, 2011, 9:49 PM Sixteen Buffalo schools, five charter schools and 14 suburban schools in Erie County have made the state's most recent list of schools in need of improvement, Albany officials announced Thursday. Four Niagara Falls schools and five suburban Niagara County schools also got...
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Netiquette – Teaching safe and appropriate online etiquette

October 16, 2011

The internet has become, for most of us, the proverbial mecca in our lives. We use it to pay bills, buy and sell goods, garner research, entertainment, social networking, education.  It has infiltrated every aspect of our life.  We are never without  it -- it's in our restaurants, schools, free WiFi in our parks,...
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Obtaining NYS Cerification via Interstate Reciprocity

September 28, 2011

Do you hold a teaching certification in another state and wish to teach in NYS?  Most schools and districts require NYS certification.  You can apply for a NYS certification via the Pathway for Interstate Reciprocity. Requirements (I am using certification in Early Childhood Education and Biology as my example): Education - Bachelors Degree Valid...
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Twenty of My Biggest Teaching Blunders

September 20, 2011
Twenty of My Biggest Teaching Blunders

There's not a day that goes by that I don't wish I would have done something differently, asked more probing questions of my students, delivered a lesson with more flare. It is our willingness to admit our shortcomings and our drive to continue to learn and grow that makes us successful educators. Twenty of...
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How Self Esteem Can Be More Powerful Than Bullies

September 18, 2011

Dr. Bill Page would rather teach than do just about anything else any day of the week. “During my career I was an educator and administrator in elementary, middle and high schools, as well as college, for 33 years,” Page said. “During that time I enjoyed serving as a Boy and Cub Scout master,...
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Need Money for Your Classroom?

August 28, 2011

Time are tough, and education seems to be taking the largest hit.  Funds are being cut, and many of us simply cannot afford to spend what we used to for supplies, projects, and manipulatives. Look for money online, and impress an interview committee with your resourcefulness! NEA Foundation Adopt a Classroom Teacher Wish List...
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Teacher Resources for NYS Teaching Jobs!

August 25, 2011

Have a job?  Need a job?  Teacher Resources is a new education fountain for you to dip into! Do you have a great resource (websites, lessons, technology) that you'd like to share? Contact me via the Comment section below Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers...
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