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Some Of Our Favorite Thoughts On What #TeachingIs

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week, and teachers are leading a social media campaign called #TeachingIs. The goal is to push back against the idea that teachers are glorified baby-sitters and share what the job is really like. Here are some of our favorite #TeachingIs tweets.

Why Educators Are Using Social Media To Explain What #TeachingIs

Jaraux Washington is a science teacher at Tampa’s Roland Park K-8 Magnet School for International Studies. So it’s not surprising she turns to biology for a metaphor to describe teaching. “Especially in seventh grade you understand that this is a process,” she says, “and sometimes you’re the planter and sometimes you’re the waterer and sometimes […]

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