Life & Wellbeing

Is It Scratch Paper or Scrap Paper? – Education Article

Last week, Twitter user @zellie got our brains turning with a debate that is only fitting for testing season: Is it scratch paper or scrap paper? It turns out, the teachers of Twitter have strong feelings on this issue, with some educators coming in hard for #teamscrap: SCRAP! — Crystal Boyt (@BoytCrystal) April 9, 2019 Well, for me personally it has and always will be scrap. But at my school we call it goos paper (good on one side) —…

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I Was Struggling With My Student Loans, but Here’s How I’m Climbing Out – Education Article

As an elementary music teacher, I like to say that my students are my kids. There are 900 students at the school where I teach in South Carolina. Sometimes it blows my mind to think about the impact I’ve made. Needless to say, I love my job. But I don’t love that I was saddled with so much student debt in order to get here. I went to a private college, and by the time I graduated, I owed thousands.…

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Top Teacher Stories of the Week – Education Article

Every Friday, the WeAreTeachers editors share our favorite finds and news from the week, from the top teacher stories to must-use discounts and the latest and greatest memes. It gets better: if you sign up for our newsletter, you’ll get these picks before everyone else. 1. Teachers ready to strike in Los Angeles, Denver 30,000 teachers in Los Angeles may walk out as soon as next week; Denver teachers may walk out at the end of the month. 2. The…

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