Jobs That Hire Teachers: Educational Consultant

What is an educational consultant? An educational consultant can have many different tasks, but they are the education experts for specific companies. This is a really great job to transition from if you are a teacher looking for another job. If you want to learn more about other jobs that hire teachers, make sure to […]

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Jobs That Hire Teachers: Instructional Designer

What is an instructional designer? An instructional designer is basically a teacher for a company or corporation. They create curriculum to train internal employees or clients on whatever the company asks them to. This is a really great job to transition from if you are a teacher looking for another job. Let’s do a deep […]

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My Favorite Free Book Report Project

If you are thinking of implementing book reports in your class this school year, I have a great FREE resource to share with you. This monthly book report template is the perfect way to get students actively reading multiple genres. This activity also compliments my “Write A TV show lesson” for teaching genre writing to […]

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Learning New Skills To Help You Leave Teaching

If you are looking for a new job outside of teaching, you may want to start brushing up on new skills to help you beef up your resume. I’ve put together some quick tips to help you establish your plan to learn new skills. Look up some job postings for a few of the positions […]

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The Best Time To Look For Jobs Outside Of Teaching

Okay, I get it. You’ve been curious about this course for a while… but the timing isn’t perfect. I have some tough love for you, the timing will never be perfect. There will always be other obligations and excuses to hold you back. For those teachers who want to have something new aligned for the next year, the […]

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How To Prepare For A Teacher Recession

There has been a lot of news coverage recently about the likeliness of a recession, which means a teacher recession as well. Many teachers are NOT prepared to face pink slips, limited teaching positions, and the struggle that comes with large cuts to public education. Now is the right time to begin thinking about other […]

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The Top Halloween Activities for 4th Grade

These Halloween activities for 4th grade are the perfect way to reinforce skills and keep your students engaged using fun seasonal activities. Not only is Halloween my favorite holiday, I LOVE teaching during Halloween time. From Halloween math 4th grade games to Halloween PBL activities, your students will not be disappointed this October. Halloween PBL […]

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The Top Halloween Activities for 5th Grade

These Halloween activities for 5th grade are the perfect way to reinforce skills and keep your students engaged using fun seasonal activities. Not only is Halloween my favorite holiday, I LOVE teaching during Halloween time. From Halloween math 5th grade games to Halloween project based learning, your students will not be disappointed this October. Halloween […]

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Top Other Jobs Teachers Can Do

I was thrown into the job market after a happy amount of time as a fifth grade teacher. I was scared, I didn’t feel confident, and I DID NOT KNOW WHERE TO START. Now I’m happily employed as an educational consultant, and I’ve learned so much along the way about careers that really will hire […]

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Why I Quit Teaching for A New Career

QUITTING TEACHING IS SCARY. Staying in the wrong position for the rest of your life is scarier. I really thought teaching was the right career for me. I enjoyed creating lessons, presenting lessons, and making my students enjoy learning. But I was miserable. To be honest, I didn’t even know I was miserable. I thought […]

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