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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?
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.
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 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.
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 continuously educate yourself?
How do you continuously educate yourself and learn more about teaching outside of PD sessions or what your district offers you?
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.
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 does everyone share difficult information with parents?
How does everyone share difficult information with parents? I need tips on how to manage the conversation.
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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