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May I talk with you a minute?

[Generic guideline violation.] [Pause] “[Student], may I talk with you a minute?” “Oooh . . .” Whispers. Possibly including words in other languages that may sound familiar and vaguely inappropriate for school. “Me?” An incredulous student points to self. Any … Continue reading

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how a plane trip, a hotel stay and 4 conversations can change the course of your life

how it begins Reading international teachers’ blogs like Teach to Inspire and Teach Travel Taste is like watching the swim teachers jump off the high dive. Their blog reflections take for granted that climbing above the crowd and letting yourself go is a viable … Continue reading

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