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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?

Anonymous
Elementary 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

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?

Makayla
Elementary 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

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?

Aurora
Student Teacher

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.

Leila
Elementary 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

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 manage defiant students in your classroom?

I have a student that doesn't listen to me or follow my instructions. I feel like I am failing. How do you manage defiant students in your classroom?

Anonymous
Student Teacher

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.

Anonymous
Elementary Teacher

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