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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?
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?
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 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 does everyone share difficult information with parents?
How does everyone share difficult information with parents? I need tips on how to manage the conversation.
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?
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?
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?
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?
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