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Advice & Support

Five Tips for Writing Letters of Recommendation

Tips to survive the inundation of recommendation letter requests from students.

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Welcoming New Students Mid-Year

From Lynn Cashell, Springfield, Pennsylvania

How to help the "new kid" feel at ease and involve your entire class in the transition. 



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Setting High Expectations and Believing in Students

By Kate Ortiz, retired teacher, Chariton, Iowa

Teaching hard-to-reach students can be daunting, but this very thoughtful tip may help you - and them - recognize their potential and uniqueness.



Keep Parents in the Picture

by Maureen

Food is a great way to lure parents to conferences, but this educator makes it personal. See why her tip makes parents feel appreciated and heard. 


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