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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?
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?
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 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.
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 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.
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?
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?
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.
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?
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