Many school professionals are trading in their brick and mortar positions for a work-from-home opportunity. Giving up the daily commute and doing their job from the comfort of their own home helps to reduce stress and better manage a balance between work and life. But can you stay efficient when working from home? Surprisingly, the answer is yes. In fact, a two-year study from Stanford showed that working from home helped improve employee productivity. For education professionals transitioning to the work-from-home platform, check out the following tips to help promote efficiency and productivity when working from home.Continue reading “Work From Home Tips for School Professionals”
Medically reviewed by Allison Wozniak, DPT
Continuing our look at our picks for the top attributes for medical professions, we turn to the highly-rewarding field of physical therapy and ask what makes for an effective (and successful) therapist.
Thinking of getting into the field of physical therapy? Want to weigh-in on what you think makes for an ideal physical therapist? Here are our top 10 skills need to be a successful physical therapist.Continue reading “10 Skills Needed To Be a Physical Therapist”
If you want to work in a culturally and racially diverse school, surrounded by history, sports and the arts, consider the City of Brotherly Love. The School District of Philadelphia was established in 1818 and serves more than 200,000 students, making it the eighth largest school district in the United States by enrollment. The School District of Philadelphia and other surrounding school districts are located in a historic and culturally rich setting, offering many opportunities for school health professionals to make a difference for the children of the area while enjoying all the city has to offer.Continue reading “Your Guide to Philadelphia School Jobs”
Speech-Language Pathologists have a significant and rewarding position, providing a higher quality of life to their patients. As specialists in communication, they offer therapy and treatment for many disorders and difficulties, including speech, communication, fluency, swallowing, and many more. An SLP may work with a wide range of ages, making a difference in the lives of babies through adults. Those who are just entering the field or who are looking for a new position as an SLP want to be sure that they are earning the money that their hard work is worth. Here are some tips that will help you negotiate a fair salary for your new position as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
Special education is a very broad field and has many different specialties. Those who specialize in working with students who have extra challenges may find themselves in a number of different scenarios, depending on the school district or type of school that they are working in. There are six main types of special education within most public-school settings. Continue reading “A Detailed Look at the Different Types of Special Education”
As a school-based physical therapist, you might be trying to develop new ways to help your students reach their goals. One approach, which may be beneficial for some children is integrating yoga into your treatment plan. Continue reading “School Based Physical Therapy Spotlight: Yoga Therapy in the Classroom”