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Self-Esteem Hurting Our Students’ Education?

Studies show that Self-Esteem may not be all it’s cracked up to be! Read THIS ARTICLE by the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Or just do a search for “self-esteem vs achievement”. Americans are great in self-esteem but low in achievement…something is … Continue reading

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7 Ways Teachers Can Change Their Expectations

From a blog from NPR.org Researcher Robert Pianta offered these suggestions for teachers who want to change their behavior toward problem students: Watch how each student interacts. How do they prefer to engage? What do they seem to like to … Continue reading

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It has been said that students, and people in general, will perform only as well as their superiors expect them to, be it academically, socially, or professionally. As a substitute teacher I have been observing the different behaviors of students … Continue reading

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