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This collection of inspiring educators includes a teacher who was willing to make a drastic change to teach one of her students an important lesson, and two teachers who have used innovative technology to improve the quality of learning for their students. We hope you enjoy! And as always, tweet us @enrichstudents to tell us about teachers who have inspired you!   Trevor Todd is a 3rd-grade teacher at Castle Hayne Elementary School...
There's a growing need for mental health support in schools, as student face increasing struggles with anxiety, depression, and more. But what about teachers? Teachers spend their day not only instructing and guiding students in academically but giving of themselves to help students emotionally as well. Such a giving career is without a doubt rewarding -- but it can’t be ignored that it’s draining and puts tremendous...
We’ve rounded up another selection of teachers that inspire us. From a teacher who is dedicated to her students' mental health, to a principal whose experience is worth learning from, we hope you’ll enjoy this roundup. Are you an educator? Who inspires you? Let us know on Twitter or Facebook @enrichingedjobs. One teacher has recently created a buzz for her mental health check-in chart she created for her classroom. Erin...
  There is no doubt that good teachers can have a tremendous impact on a student’s life. Whether it’s just adding some fun to their day, or providing them with much needed academic tutoring and support, many teachers go the extra mile to help their student. That is evident of the teachers in this roundup. They show how much they care about students, every day. Are there inspiring educators in your life? Let us know on...
Now more than ever, schools are using technology in various aspects of teaching, communication between staff or staff and students, class schedules, and more. For teachers who already have a tremendous workload, learning how to use a tech tool, no matter how useful it is, may seem overwhelming. This is why a technology integration specialist can have such an important role in any school. They take the lead in technology initiatives, often...
"A classroom teacher is probably the single most powerful influence on student achievement that is within the control of the educational system."  - Marzano. On Excellence in Teaching, 2009 There is no doubt that teachers impact their students. This force can be for good or bad. Most of us have teachers that stick out in our mind. Perhaps there was a teacher who singled us out when we couldn't answer a question, and embarrassed...
2018 has come to a close, and we know we haven’t even scratched the surface of inspiring educators around the globe. This week we wanted to share a collection from The 74, “9 Educators We’re Thankful We Met This Year.” Among the stories shared are Washington Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning, who teacher refugee and immigrant student and believes in the power of school community; and San Diego Teacher Michael...
This week’s stories come from all over the country, from a passionate elementary school principal who’s dedicated to being there for students, to an Oklahoma teacher who’s fought cancer and inspired staff and students alike. Who inspires you? Let us know on Twitter @enrichingedjobs. And enjoy the following stories!   A Detroit teacher took the initiative to help kids be healthier and more engaged. How? By teaching...
Sometimes being a good teacher means getting kids excited about learning, and sometimes it means pulling an all-nighter when students get snowed in at school...not a scenario you’ve faced? This week, read about a teacher who raises money for playground equipment by running, a teacher who uses his enthusiasm and youtube channel to help kids enjoy learning math, and the educators of West Orange New Jersey who rallied together when...
How much do students value their teacher? A recent survey found that, out of all the influences in an individual’s life, teachers overall got third place , only taking third place to parents and friends. In fact, 64% of those surveyed said that it was a teacher that had a major impact in shaping who they are today. Says Roger Pope, who is a spokesman for the Get Into Teaching campaign, “Our research underlines how teachers have...
Do you know any inspiration educators? Do you remember any from your own school days? We’d love to know! Tweet us @enrichingedjobs. In the meantime, we hope you enjoy this week’s roundup, featuring a P.E. teacher who goes above and beyond, the head of Art and Design at an academy in Nottingham, and a lunch lady in Virginia Beach who is putting smiles on students’ faces in a unique way. We hope you enjoy this week’s...
A common thread for those who have taken up teaching as a career is an inspiring teacher in their past. Teachers who ignite a passion for learning have a contagious spirit that often makes their students want to take up the profession -- and this is highlighted in many of this week’s stories. If you’re an educator, is there a teacher who moved you to follow suit? Let us know on Twitter or Facebook @enrichingedjobs! In...