January Teachers of the Month

January was another record-shattering month on TeachersConnect. We had record numbers of new members, questions, posts, and responses! Thanks to all the great teachers that make TC a safe, lively and interactive place for teachers to discuss ideas and find their teacher soulmates. Follow them on TeachersConnect! Click on the links below to join the conversations and follow these amazing educators who are taking “Say Goodbye to Teaching as a Solo Activity” to heart.

The 3 top posts of the month for January were:

  1. Introductions by Megan Forbes in the Megan’s Book Club community
  2. Third Year Teacher Burnout by Summer Hayward
  3. How do I get a student to TRY?! by Seth Lehman-Martin

Top Terrifically Trendy Teachers!

Posted tons of terribly tantalizing tidbits! (These teachers’ questions and posts got the most views in January.)

  1. Abril Trasvina, Transformative Teaching, California
  2. Jacqeulyn Mesco, Children’s Literature, Georgia
  3. Megan Forbes, Middle School History & English, California
  4. Summer Hayward, Middle School History, Texas
  5. Seth Lehman-Martin, 2nd-grade, Michigan
  6. Astrid Dorsey, 4th-grade Elementary – All Subjects
  7. Lateefah Devoe, 5th-grade – All Subjects, California
  8. Laura Alpaugh, PDS at Loyola University, Maryland
  9. Kayla Werre, 9th-12th-grade Social Studies, North Dakota
  10. T’Ericka Perry, Elementary, Maryland

Top Powerfully Prolific Posters

Parlayed particularly provocative posts into professional and personal progress. (These teachers contributed the most combined posts and questions in January.)

  1. Megan Forbes , Middle School History & English, California
  2. Volkan Iner, 5th – 12th-grade, English, ESL, Turkey
  3. Emma-Jane Kafooples, Middle & High School English, Australia
  4. Eleanore Ryan, 6th-grade ELA, Science, and Health, Maryland
  5. Dana Johnson, ESL Teacher
  6. Ta’Stacia Covington, Pre-K, North Carolina
  7. Nao Yoneda, Kindergarten, Japan
  8. LaTawnya Robinson, 3rd Grade, California

Top Ridiculously Resourceful Responders

Wrote a robust round-up of real, remarkable, and even resuscitative responses to others’ questions and posts. (These teachers posted the most combined Answers and Comments.)

  1. Jennifer Bond, 2nd-grade, Missouri
  2. Ta’stacia Covington, Pre-K, North Carolina
  3. Tracy Williams, 3rd and 4th year, All Elementary Subjects, Australia
  4. Sandra Clair, High School & College ESL, New York
  5. Melissa Clarke, 1st-grade, Toronto
  6. Ray Schmoltze, 4th – 7th-grade Special Education, Pennsylvania
  7. Megan Forbes, Middle School History & English, California
  8. Nao Yoneda, Kindergarten, Japan
  9. Volkan Iner, 12th-grade English, ESL, Turkey
  10. Chloe Nicholson, Student, Toronto
  11. Alexa Del Piano, Art Teacher Intern, Maryland

While every teacher on TeachersConnect makes an ongoing contribution to the success of the Community, we want to recognize these Superstars who go above and beyond to make TeachersConnect a safe, informative, and joyful place for teachers. These people have made TeachersConnect their own. We’ve watched with great admiration as these teachers from around the world have graciously inspired and supercharged one-another. They’ve helped others through difficult times, stepped up with timely resources, energized each other when they were down, and shared fun and entertaining ideas. Follow them on TeachersConnect! Above, we’ve compiled lists of the top contributors in three categories that make TeachersConnect vibrant, valuable, and useful for you.

We are grateful to each of you! “Thank You” from the community for the January Teachers of the Month!

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