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Julia G. Thompson
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Much of the advice for new teachers this time of year seems to be focused on two topics: arranging a functional classroom environment and having a...
What is conformity? Is it wrong to conform? How is our identity formed? Can you change the person you really are? Why would you? When is it OK to...
Julia G. Thompson
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As a new teacher, you will probably be expected to establish goals that will allow you to reach certain benchmarks set by your state or school...
American Federation of Teachers
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By Randi Weingarten , American Federation of Teachers president, committed to improving schools, hospitals and public institutions for children,...
American Federation of Teachers
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Why make Share My Lesson your one-stop destination for this school year? Here are 10 ways we can help make your teaching life a bit easier: 1. Get...
Imagine a teacher starting the school year off with 27 energetic fourth-grade students. She’s worked all summer to refine her curriculum, creating...
As you head back to the classroom or set up your day care facilities for the new school year, it’s a good time to take stock of indoor air pollutants...
Learning First Alliance
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By Richard M. Long, executive director, Learning First Alliance One of my first jobs was in a school system. The district was desperate for teachers...
As you begin the school year, you will find that one of the most important tasks you can undertake is to organize two specific types of documents you...
American Federation of Teachers
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By Sarah Vogelstein “Restorative practices.” What does that even mean? When I first learned about restorative practices, I was working exclusively...