Dating in elementary school
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Look your students in their eyes and ask them how they are doing.
Their styles look more grandpa than GQ, their cultural references are usually 10 years too late, and they might be the farthest thing from smooth.
Of course, I’ve also seen cool teachers that are really cool.
Kristen Graham covers the Philadelphia School District.
I noticed this parallel last year, when one of my favorite students in the world came to me when my room was empty. “Boll, I need to ask you a question.” “What’s up, man?
Our students should like us because we seem genuinely interested in their lives, their interests, and their frustrations.