Career Prep: Be Honest About Personal Day Use?
Job search takes practice – just like studying for the SAT. That’s why we came up with daily Career Prep questions to help you “study” for your job search! Here’s today’s question: Mary’s friends are planning an incredible long weekend getaway at a lake house. All the friends going have the Friday off from work – except Mary, who started a new job recently and doesn't have any vacation time. Her office does give her five personal days to use as she sees fit. However, she was told those should be used for emergencies, sickness, and other unexpected time off needs. [poll id="66"] Image Credit: Shutterstock
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Teacher avoids making common teaching mistakes

As an education consultant observing instruction across content areas, grade bands, and schools, I have seen A LOT of instruction, both good and bad. While most teachers teach from a place of caring and compassion, the simple mistakes that I see teachers repeatedly making are undermining the overall impact that they could be having on learning especially when one considers the cumulative effect of poor teaching practices, across multiple teachers, on any one student.

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