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Sharing Experiences

You aren’t alone. The agonies and the ecstasies, the challenges and breakthroughs — read here about the experiences, from the sublime to the surreal, of your fellow teachers during their first five years in the classroom.

New Teacher Diaries

Real stories from the classrooms that are personal, enlightening and entertaining as posted by teachers on the UFT blog, Edwize.

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New Teacher Profiles

Day-in-the-life features from the New York Teacher about the successes and struggles of new educators from all walks of life.

Inside My Classroom

Take a peek inside fellow educators' classrooms to see what they're most proud of. Then submit your own classroom photos to!