Source4Teachers Education Blog

presspage2Welcome to Source4Teachers’ education blog! Check back frequently to keep yourself up-to-date with the latest industry trends and company news. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Instructional & classroom management tips
  • Company news & events
  • Community service initiatives
  • Awards & recognition
  • Relevant news articles & links
  • And so much more!

Education Inspiration

Heartwarming Notes from Students that Prove Teaching is Worthwhile

Whether you're a full-time teacher or a substitute, chances are you've received some notes of adoration and refrigerator-worthy artwork from a student. It doesn't take long to work your way into the hearts of your students you never know which of your actions might leave a lasting impression or gain you a personal fan club. 

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Education Inspiration

Our 12 Favorite Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

Every day, teachers inspire their students to work hard, overcome obstacles, and push themselves to achieve incredible things. Today, we'd like to place teachers on the receiving end of the inspiration – so we present to you our top twelve favorite spirit-lifting quotes for teachers!

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Teacher Humor

Friday Joke: A New Substitute Wondered What He Got Himself Into...

Walking through the hallways at the middle school where he works, a teacher saw a new substitute teacher standing outside his classroom with his forehead against a locker. He heard him mutter, “How did you get yourself into this?”

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Education Politics, Education Trends

The Trump Administration's Early Impact on Education

If you value keeping up-to-date with what's going on in the world of education policy, you may be interested in an upcoming webinar hosted by Vanderbilt's Peabody College of Education and Human Development: Trump's First 100 Days and the Impact on Education. On Tuesday, March 28th at 9:00 am, a panel of Peabody researchers with wide-ranging expertise in education policy will discuss a...

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Education Trends

A Look at Women in Education: In Honor of International Women's Day - By Kendley Davenport

Yesterday was International Women’s Day. It received quite a bit of media coverage, as it should. In many areas in the country and in various ways, people participated in “A Day Without Women” to prove the important role women play in our daily lives – in business, in their communities, and at home.

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Tips4Subs

5 Types of People Who Should Consider Substitute Teaching

Becoming a substitute teacher comes with some unique job perks that aren't common elsewhere. Whether you’re enrolled in college, retired, or any life stage in between, substitute teaching is a rewarding (and flexible!) undertaking. 

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Tips4Subs, Teacher Humor

A Pep Talk for Teachers & Students – from Kid President!

Kid President's videos somehow manage to be genuine, silly, and profoundly motivational – all at the same time. We are huge fans! We thought you might enjoy Kid President's Pep Talk for Teachers and Students which we found on SoulPancake's YouTube channel and have included below.

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Tips4Subs, Classroom Activities

Read Across America Day Read-Aloud Activities

This Thursday, March 2, 2017, marks the 20th anniversary of NEA's Read Across America Day! Celebrated on the birthday of beloved children's author, Dr. Seuss, Read Across America Day is the biggest celebration of reading in the U.S. Many schools participate in special programs surrounding Seuss' affable whimsy and his call to instill a deep-seated love for reading in our children. 

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Education Trends

10 Transferable Skills of Substitute Teaching

It’s no secret that substitute teaching is a logical job choice for those seeking a career in education. But even if your long-term career goals fall outside the education realm, substitute teaching is still an excellent job option due to the wealth of transferable skills you will gain – skills that will give you an edge in both your professional and personal life!

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Awards & Recognition

CEO Kendley Davenport Named Among Staffing Industry Review's Top 100 Influencers of 2017

We are proud to announce that our CEO, Kendley Davenport, was named among the Staffing Industry Review's 2017 Staffing 100 List. This list recognizes the top 100 influential leaders of the staffing industry throughout North America. According to The Staffing Industry Review, the individuals on this list stand out for being strong leaders, having integrity, never giving up, empowering others,...

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