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Are Some Kids Past the Point of Saving?

I remember in my first year of teaching, I had this student named Dave who rarely said a word and never turned in work. He just sat quietly by himself the first part of his freshmen year of high school. I knew there had to be more to the story, but nothing I did made Dave…

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I’m So Glad My Class Failed

My class once did a project where the students used a set of content standards to create board games that would be played by kids at a local elementary school. Judging by the unique ideas and artistic creations, I thought my students had excellent pieces of work to present to their target audience- which was…

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