Monthly Archives: March 2013

Students can smile too

I know I put up quite a front about how teachers are the important ones in the classroom, but I should pay homage to the reason we’re here: The students. Whether you say the word with joy or derision, the

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Teacher Tip #5: Never set a precedent

In my opinion, one of the most important parts of being a teacher–or a role model for your students, for that matter–is being consistent. You need to be consistent with your expectations, with your grading, and with your attitude in

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Being a teacher on a road trip

Today I am on a day trip to see a show in a city about three hours away from where I live. As I’m sitting here (not driving, mind you… I have no desire to become roadkill) I can’t help

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I’m flattered

Something happened to me today that would have made many teachers out there angry, but I was actually rather flattered. My name was announced over the intercom this morning asking that I call the front office. When I called I

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