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What will you focus on in the next year?

Next year I will seek greater balance, hopefully with only two preps. Having three preps nearly made me end my new career as a teacher. With BTSA, three preps, Common Core, AP level courses, intervention, and nearly all of my … Continue reading

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What have I learned about my students?

I’ve learned that students from all backgrounds, grade levels, races, ethnicities, socioeconomic status, and so on are first and foremost adolescents with adolescent interests, resources and challenges. I’ve learned that students want to be successful, to be liked, to be recognized, … Continue reading

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What have I learned about myself as a teacher?

I’ve learned that I start the year full of hope and anticipation that students will successfully learn the curriculum for their course once I develop trusting relationships with them and bring as many of them as possible to mastery of … Continue reading

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