Where is your favorite store to buy teacher clothing?
Where is your favorite store to buy teacher clothing? I'm looking for some new affordable things to wear.
How do you make connections to your students without sharing your experiences?
I've been told not to share things about my personal life with my students. But how do you make connections to your students without sharing your experiences?
How do you start your high school class each day?
How do you start your high school class each day and gain their attention? I've tried bell-ringers to focus my classes but that's not working.
Does anyone have any advice on how to look older?
My coworkers are always confusing me for the students. Does anyone have any advice on how to look older?
How do you handle rude and aggressive parents approaching you?
How do you handle rude and aggressive parents approaching you? Do you react to them or stay calm?
How do you continuously educate yourself?
How do you continuously educate yourself and learn more about teaching outside of PD sessions or what your district offers you?
How do I get a student to try?
How do I get a student to try? They are falling behind and seem to realize it but won't let me help them.
Does anyone have any recommendations for legit side jobs as a teacher?
Does anyone have any recommendations for legit side jobs as a teacher? Anything online or relatively simple for a teacher with kids?
How do you manage defiant students in your classroom?
I have a student that doesn't listen to me or follow my instructions. I feel like I am failing. How do you manage defiant students in your classroom?
Are there any professional development books you would recommend?
My last day of school is tomorrow and I'm looking forward to having some time to read. What PD books do you recommend?
Why Join TeachersConnect?
Find solutions to your problems.
Search years of topics, conversations, and problem-solving from a diverse community of teachers. Ask your questions publicly, privately, or even anonymously. We have teachers standing by to help you.
Connect with people who matter.
Find people you already know and trust. Connect with new people using community groups and member profiles. Reach out to others, individually or in small groups, using our private messaging system.
Get constructive feedback.
Get feedback on that situation or lesson that you need right now. Post files or video to help others understand the context. Draw from over 780,000 years of experience, insights and expertise.
Stay informed and educated.
Get notified when someone connects with you or responds to your contributions. Stay updated on people and topics you follow. See the latest trends and discussions within the community. Continue to invest in your professional growth.
Reach every student in your classroom.
Make sure that no child gets left behind in your classroom. Reach out to experienced teachers with the challenges that are blocking your students from success. Find the strategies that make the difference and provide the supportive learning environment that every child needs.
Get recognized as a teacher-leader.
Become known as a catalyst for teacher growth by asking thoughtful questions and being a timely, credible, and reliable resource to other teachers. You can even add some spending money to your budget by becoming a Community Leader and earning a stipend.
Be the teacher your students remember.
Join tens of thousands of teachers for free.