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My principal has asked me to lead restorative justice practices for a classroom.
My principal has asked me to lead restorative justice practices for a classroom. Does anyone know best practices for doing this?
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?
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?
Where is your favorite store to buy teacher clothing?
Where is your favorite store to buy teacher clothing? I'm looking for some new affordable things to wear.
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 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 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?
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.
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?
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.
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