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Practical insights and strategies, backed by years of experience and research, help you establish your professional identity, build your own support team, connect with students, and grow in your career.

Create a Win-Win Classroom
Create a win-win classroom

Pick your worst students, the ones whose behavior brings you to the edge. Investigate their personal background. You'll wonder why their behavior is so good.

MelAlper, retired high school history teacher

It takes a strategy for inclusion to counteract human fears and shortcomings.

MikeSmith, president, Alliance for Student Activities1

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

MarkTwain, author and humorist2

It's always the little things that stand out: A counselor pulling a student aside in the hallway to ask about a sibling or a parent or to wish him good luck in the game on Saturday. The teacher laughing with a student over a cheeky comment without thinking to punish the disruption. The teaching assistant calling a fidgety ...

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