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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?
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 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?
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.
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?
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?
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?
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.
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?
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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