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How do I help my students become more independent?
How do I help my students become more independent? I don't think they have the strategies to problem solve on their own. How can I teach them these skills?
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 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?
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.
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?
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.
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?
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 recommendations for legit side jobs as a teacher?
Does anyone have any recommendations for legit side jobs as a teacher? Anything online or relatively simple for a teacher with kids?
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