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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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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?
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