Teach For Us News

Closing the Teach For America Blogging Gap

We always like to think that how we’re running Teach For Us is a great example for others in creating blog networks. But it’s always nice when that validation comes externally, too.
Today, Mashable highlighted Teach For Us as one of three examples of a successful WordPress MultiSite installation.
Exciting news, but the credit goes to all everyone in the Teach For Us network sharing their stories.

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Feb 20 2012

Where we are most popular

As I continue to sift through our6-months analytics data, I felt it would be cool to share which areas of the country visit Teach For Us the most and also give a shout out to our most active regions. Below is the list of the states which bring us the most viewership, and I am…

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Feb 07 2012

It’s that time of year…let’s reflect on our progress

I had hoped to get this post out last week, but I had grades due for progress reports last Friday.  I apologize for the delay. We have reached that critical point in the year at which we like to look closely at our site data and recognize those bloggers who are highly-effective in bringing traffic…

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Jan 10 2012

New Years Updates

To kick off my first post of 2012, I felt highlighting a smattering of Teach For Us bloggers would be a good idea.  Below are a number of New Years/reflection/resolution-themed posts from around the site.  Check them out. And it’s 2012, A Modern Bildungsroman (January 3) Tennyson, Stir Up the World (January 2) New Years…

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Dec 28 2011

Holiday Happenings on Teach For Us

I have maximized my relaxation time thus far over break, spending time with family, enjoying good food, actually sleeping and spending very little time on lesson planning and absolutely no time on grading!  Hopefully, you have been able to relax and enjoy the holiday season too. In keeping with the spirit of the season, I…

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Last night we did a major software upgrade. It seems that we’ve criss crossed some wires and, in the process, prevented images from working inside of posts. Rest assured, we’re on it. Thanks for your patience. Update: All posts after July 15, 2010 are restored. Older posts will be restored soon.

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We’re doing a big behind-the-scenes upgrade to the software that powers Teach For Us. We will start our upgrades at 12:00 AM ET tonight, Sunday December 18. The process could take up to one hour. For most visitors, this process will be seamless. However, there will be a few moments when it will not be…

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Dec 05 2011

Two Worlds Become One

After the tough teacher month of October, November seems to be a much happier place. Routines begin to normalize, those students who resisted compliance and forming positive relationships with the teacher begin to come around, and before you know it, Thanksgiving, the end of the semester and Winter Break pop up out of nowhere. November…

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Nov 20 2011

In case you missed these featured posts

If you are a regular reader of Teach For Us, you probably know that we like to feature a variety of posts on the top of our homepage, with a new crop posted each week.  These posts are selected for diversity of perspective, uniqueness of content and general interest.  In case you missed the posts…

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I know we featured this post in our sliders on the homepage and sent it out through our social media on Twitter and Facebook, but it really is a great story.  If you haven’t read it yet, this post is a must read from a Delta CM on why he stayed in TFA, even though…

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