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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?
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?
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?
Does anyone have any experience with “mindfulness” in the classroom?
Does anyone have any experience with "mindfulness" in the classroom? I know it is being discussed heavily in my district.
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.
How do I help my students become more independent?
How do I help my students become more independent? I don't think they have the strategies to problem solve on their own. How can I teach them these skills?
Are there any professional development books you would recommend?
My last day of school is tomorrow and I'm looking forward to having some time to read. What PD books do you recommend?
How does everyone share difficult information with parents?
How does everyone share difficult information with parents? I need tips on how to manage the conversation.
How do you continuously educate yourself?
How do you continuously educate yourself and learn more about teaching outside of PD sessions or what your district offers you?
Does anyone have any advice on how to look older?
My coworkers are always confusing me for the students. Does anyone have any advice on how to look older?
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