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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.

Carmen
Middle School Teacher

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?

Skylar
Sixth Grade Teacher

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?

Anonymous
Student Teacher

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?

Gabriel
Eighth Grade Teacher

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?

Ming
Elementary Teacher

How do you handle rude and aggressive parents approaching you?

How do you handle rude and aggressive parents approaching you? Do you react to them or stay calm?

Jakob
Pre-K Teacher

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.

Zoe
Third Grade Teacher

How do you start your high school class each day?

How do you start your high school class each day and gain their attention? I've tried bell-ringers to focus my classes but that's not working.

Nathan
High School Teacher

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?

Sofia
Elementary Teacher

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?

Holly
High School Teacher

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