Many educators, particularly those focused on having culturally responsive and inclusive classrooms, understand the value of being a “warm demander” for their students. This term, originally coined in 1975 by Judith Kleinfeld, describes how teachers can hold their students to high expectations in a structured environment while still conveying a deep and sincere belief in, and care for, those students. …Continue
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"How You Ruined My Life"
By Jeff Strand @Jeff Strand
Publication date: April 3, 2018
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Humor without curse words! A high school punk rock band without curse words! A book that would work in either middle school or high school without curse words!
"How You Ruined My Life" is a humorous story based on the premise of…Continue
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Life can be challenging. Sometimes these challenges arise when things don’t work out the way we’d prefer. Sometimes we create our own struggles without realizing it. Sometimes bad things just happen.
Many of us, when we’re in the midst of a personal challenge or struggle, put unnecessary pressure on ourselves. We lament our circumstances and beat ourselves up for not making the right choice or behaving in a way that could…
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