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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

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Mellissa and Reaching Every Student

7 Powerful Ways to Reach Every Student in Your Classroom

An Age Old Question

As most teachers know, each student is unique. One of the biggest challenges that every teacher faces at one point or another is how to reach every student and help them succeed. This is exactly the question TeachersConnect asked several teacher YouTubers recently. And while their backgrounds varied widely – from CJ Reynolds, who teaches High School students – to Elizabeth Coller, who teaches kindergarteners – some consistent patterns emerged in their answers to this age-old question. Here are some of the top 7 takeaways for how teachers can reach every student. Continue reading 7 Powerful Ways to Reach Every Student in Your Classroom

December Teachers of the Month

The December posts with the most engagement saw dozens of teachers rallying around colleagues facing major issues or big questions. One teacher was defeated and burned-out. Fellow TC teachers commiserated, provided hope, and shared coping mechanisms. The teacher was heartened and expressed tremendous gratitude for the support. Click here for post. Another teacher, facing a custody hearing, got great insight and comfort from other teachers who had faced that experience. Click here for post. A third teacher sought guidance on choosing social media platforms to connect with and engage with inspiring and innovative teachers. Click here for post.

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November Teachers of the Month!

November Teachers of the Month

While every teacher on TeachersConnect makes an ongoing contribution to the success of the Community, we want to recognize the 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. Below, we’ve compiled lists of the top contributors in three categories that make TeachersConnect vibrant, valuable, and useful for you. Continue reading November Teachers of the Month