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MY 5 TOP TIPS FOR TEACHING TEENS
👉🏻 (1) Do you hate it when people talk down to you as if you're a complete idiot?  Yeah? Teens hate it too! Many teachers do the follo...
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HOW I WON OVER TEENAGERS – MY CAREER CHANGING DECISIONS
❗I UNDERSTOOD THEM  Build a rapport, build a rapport bla bla bla. Yeah, we know what building a rapport means. Or do we? I used to understan...
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10 rules which will make you mentally strong for 2020
1 Strong people stop feeling sorry for themselves 👉🏻 For many life is tough. But tough doesn't mean impossible. To keep coming up with...
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5 SIGNS OF A GOOD TEACHER + 5 SIGNS OF A BAD ONE
I've decided to make a post on FIVE signs which I think good teachers display and FIVE which say "Time to update that CV!" The...
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Guiding Students to Question Prejudices
Connecting the novel The Outsiders to an anti-bias framework helps middle school students examine their biases. Anti-bias education is an ed...
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How to Teach Handwriting—and Why It Matters
Teaching young students how to write by hand before moving on to keyboarding can help improve their reading fluency as well. Technology is a...
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Build Empathy and Understanding by Pairing Comics With Novels
Teaching with comics facilitates improved comprehension and social-emotional competencies. Comics and graphic novels are powerful forms of e...
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Curriculum Mapping Tips for New Teachers
How to go about developing a curriculum that takes into account both your students’ abilities and the initiatives of your building and distr...
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Incorporating SEL as a New Teacher
For young teachers, their age can be both an obstacle and an advantage when teaching social and emotional learning. Since starting my teachi...
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