A Blog for Teachers

  • Live a Balanced Life While Thriving In Your Graduate Program

    Posted September 8, 2017

    Before embarking on my online MEd in Curriculum and Instruction at Concordia University-Portland, I spent 15 years working as a health educator, helping individuals find balance and resilience in daily life. My professional knowledge served me well as I ventured into the world of being an online grad student. And after graduation, all that hard work—and…

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  • Shopping For The School Year? These Retailers Offer Discounts for Teachers

    Posted September 2, 2017

    School supplies, classroom crafts, poster boards—all necessary items for a fun and educational school year. But costs can add up quickly, and teachers are already spending an average of $500 out of their own pocket for school supplies each year. We know you’re not required to spend your own money on your students. We also…

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  • 5 Tips for Earning an MEd While Still Teaching Full Time

    Posted August 7, 2017

    Being a teacher is just as rewarding as it can be tiring. Nearly every day of the week, you’re grading papers and lesson planning. You may have kids of your own and advise Key Club. You may exercise every AM, or tutor every PM. Whatever your lifestyle, you don’t want to shuffle it around—but you…

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  • A Day in the Life of a Concordia Online Student

    Posted August 3, 2017

    Earning your Master of Education degree is one of the smartest and most exciting moves you can do for your teaching career. Here’s an example of what your typical day might look like as a Concordia University-Portland student. As you can see, balancing work, family, and your master’s program is absolutely doable—and in the end,…

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