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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 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?
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.
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 does everyone share difficult information with parents?
How does everyone share difficult information with parents? I need tips on how to manage the conversation.
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.
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?
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?
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