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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?
My principal has asked me to lead restorative justice practices for a classroom.
My principal has asked me to lead restorative justice practices for a classroom. Does anyone know best practices for doing this?
How do you continuously educate yourself?
How do you continuously educate yourself and learn more about teaching outside of PD sessions or what your district offers you?
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.
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.
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?
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?
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 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?
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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