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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

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

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?

Kathleen
Sixth Grade Teacher

Does anyone have fun and engaging activities that will help second grade students struggling with addition of two digit numbers?

Does anyone have fun and engaging activities that will help second grade students struggling with addition of two digit numbers?

Rosa
Second Grade Teacher

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.

Anonymous
Elementary Teacher

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?

Anonymous
Elementary Teacher

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?

Makayla
Elementary 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 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?

Anonymous
Elementary Teacher

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

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