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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?

Gabriel
Eighth Grade 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

Yesterday after school my phone disappeared from my desk.

Yesterday after school my phone disappeared from my desk. How do I address this with my students when I go back to school?

Monique
Middle School Teacher

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?

Skylar
Sixth Grade Teacher

Does anyone have any advice on how to look older?

My coworkers are always confusing me for the students. Does anyone have any advice on how to look older?

Mackenzie
Special Education Teacher

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.

Carlos
Third Grade 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

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?

Jakob
Pre-K 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

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