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How do I get a student to try?
How do I get a student to try? They are falling behind and seem to realize it but won't let me help them.
Does anyone have any recommendations for legit side jobs as a teacher?
Does anyone have any recommendations for legit side jobs as a teacher? Anything online or relatively simple for a teacher with kids?
What did you expect from your first teaching job?
I just got my first job offer and I'm struggling to decide if I should take it or hold out for my dream job. What did you expect from your first teaching job?
How do you know when it’s time for a change?
For those that have been teaching for quite some time, how do you know when it's time for a change, and what kind of change to pursue?
Do you go to work when you’re sick?
Do you go to work when you're sick? I feel horrible but I am just pushing through the day. At what point do you decide enough is enough?
Am I at the wrong school?
Am I at the wrong school? I am on a teacher team but I feel like the odd one out. They hardly ever talk to me and I am always initiating the conversation.
How do you make connections to your students without sharing your experiences?
I've been told not to share things about my personal life with my students. But how do you make connections to your students without sharing your experiences?
How do you manage defiant students in your classroom?
I have a student that doesn't listen to me or follow my instructions. I feel like I am failing. How do you manage defiant students in your classroom?
I am not convinced that state testing is inherently beneficial. What are your thoughts?
Tomorrow we start state testing in my classroom. I am not convinced that state testing is inherently beneficial. What are your thoughts?
As an educator what things can I do to protect my students?
So ICE picked up the parent of one of the students at my school. As an educator what things can I do to protect my students?
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