Category: Teacher Blog

5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before My First Year of Teaching

Today’s guest post comes from Frank Tompkins of Kirkland, Washington. My first year of teaching went by in a blur. At the time, it didn’t feel like that. I remember how scared I was the first day. Could I really do this? As the days turned into weeks and weeks turned into months, I started…


Do You Suspect a Student is Using Drugs?

As teachers, we all have contact with students each and every day. In many cases, we see sides of students that not even their parents see. And in some cases, we may see signs that students are abusing drugs or alcohol. They may even have a substance use disorder. So what can we do in…