Three More Traits Shared by Great Teachers

This is the second post in a series of three regarding traits shared by successful teachers.  If you missed the first one, it’s located here. Trait 3: They’re Lifelong Learners To Scott Sowell, the seventh and eighth grade science teacher at Darnell Cookman Middle/High School and a 2012 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the […]

Great Teachers have Common Traits

As everyone heads back to begin the new school year, and as I resume my work on The Teacher Beacon, I thought that this would be an ideal time to share something special with you. A compelling study done over a nine-month period ending earlier this year revealed some intriguing things about successful teachers. As […]

Welcome to the TeacherBeacon!

My name is Chad Manis, one of your fellow teachers. Actually, I have 33 years of teaching experience under my belt. I’m sure that many of you don’t have quite that much experience, and no doubt some of you have even more. Other than having teaching experience, you and I also share a passion for […]