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I was listening to some Pandora today, minding my own business, when suddenly a song came on in a foreign language. Spanish or something. No idea. But, I didn’t realize it was a different language for about half the duration

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Don’t judge a book by its cover

Please excuse the cliché idiom as a post title. Don’t judge me based on that. (See what I did there.) Sometimes as a teacher (ok, all the time) it is easy to come to a snap judgement about a student

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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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