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The greatest achievement for this Teacher of the Year is the daily practice of empathy.
When a conflict between students escalated to a physical level, this teacher looked at all the factors involved, including the classroom space.
Writing poetry is an excellent way for students to explore identity and find meaning and value in everyday experiences.
When a student has trouble connecting with his new class, the icebreaker can be a book, family photo or picture that connects the child to his personal history and offers an opportunity to share.
Educators at this school find that their book club helps build the teacher community and provides a vehicle for support when needed.
The theme of Women’s History Month 2013 is “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.” Make March a jumping-off point for a year-long effort to invite female students into the world of STEM.