Bill Bodkin, Author at New Jersey Teachers Lounge - Page 2 of 10
  • November Giveaway: Pampered Teacher Gift Box

    It’s time for a new giveaway from The Teachers’ Lounge. This month will be a Holiday Giftbox from the Pampered Teacher… Subscription box services are all the rage these days, and what better way to pamper your favorite teacher (yourself included!) than winning a limited edition Holiday Giftbox from...
  • Top 10 NJEA 2017 Convention Highlights

    Planning Your 2017 NJEA Convention Schedule? Here are the top attractions. There is so much to do at the NJEA Convention that it can be overwhelming, so it’s important to plan out your itinerary. You can’t do everything, so choose wisely. Whether you’re looking to rack up some good...
  • UNICEF Gives Students A Chance to Be Scary Generous This Halloween

    UNICEF is helping kids be scary generous this Halloween. The charitable organization is currently running a Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign. Kids can register online, and receive a special UNICEF Trick-or-Treat box which they can use to collect money from family, friends, and neighbors in order to raise money for...
  • Five Spooky, Fun and Easy Halloween Crafts

    Hard to believe, but Halloween is right around the corner. October 31st is normally a day reserved for parties, parades, and of course, candy. Teachers may worry about the student sugar rush coming their way, but listed below are some really creepy and creative crafts to help provide a...
  • The Modern Teacher: Accepting the Role of Facilitator & Guide

    In the thick of the back to school meetings, during a heated discussion about student centered learning, the presence of technology in the 21st century classroom, and in a room of fully committed, professional adults who have made it their life’s work to inspire and teach the youth of...
  • Teachers of NJ: The Transforming Loss that Called Me to School Counseling

    NJ Teachers’ Lounge is excited to continue its Teachers of New Jersey series in 2017. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the series, it now comes out twice a month. This editorial series is curated by photojournalist, Gregory Andrus, creator of the social media series, Portraits of the Jersey Shore. These stories highlight...
  • The Teacher’s Assistant: A Rewarding Career & A Great Foot in the Door

    Full time teaching jobs in the state of New Jersey are hard to find. To get your foot in the door, you may substitute, or you may be able to get work as a full time or part time assistant. It may not seem like the job you wanted,...
  • Building for the Future: The Dragon Depot in Brick Township HS

    High school isn’t just about preparing students for college, it’s about preparing them for the rest of their lives. Darla Novick, a Structured Learning Experience Coordinator at Brick Township High School, believes this, and it was her “dream” to give her students tools to build for the future. She...
  • An Educator’s Guide to the 2017 New Jersey Gubernatorial Election

    As a teacher in a state where public school is mostly funded by state and local dollars, you know that whoever is elected governor has a large impact on how public education functions. So what do you need to know about the candidates in November’s Election? Let’s break it...
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