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July 6, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“New Teacher Advice – ‘Hold On To Your Optimism & Idealism'”

New Teacher Advice – ‘Hold On To Your Optimism & Idealism’ is the title of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

Allison Zmuda, Jenny Edwards, Kelly Young, Maurice J. Elias, and Emily Geltz contribute their guest responses sharing advice new teachers, and many readers do the same.

Here are some excerpts:

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Limit-the-amount-of-time

Tough-students-make-you

My-best-advice-for-a-new

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July 3, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Advice To New Teachers From Veterans”

Advice To New Teachers From Veterans is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

In it, five veteran educators — Valeria Brown, Julia Thompson, Roxanna Elden, Sean McComb and Megan Allen — share advice they wish they thought they had at the beginning of their careers.

Here are some excerpts:

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I-also-tell-new-teachers

Anyone-you-take-advice

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June 27, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Focusing ‘More On What Goes Right Than On What Goes Wrong'”

Focusing ‘More On What Goes Right Than On What Goes Wrong’ is the headline of my latest column at Education Week Teacher.

In it, Rebecca Mieliwocki, Allen Mendler, Jennifer Orr, Mike Anderson, and Daniel Rechtschaffen contribute their suggestions on how teachers can maintain a sane balance between classroom and home life.

Here are some excerpts:

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The-best-thing-you-can

Theres-not-one-answer-to

Set-Habit-Goals-instead

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June 25, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Ways To Find The ‘Right Balance’ Between School & Home”

Ways To Find The ‘Right Balance’ Between School & Home is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

Educators Renee Moore, Debbie Silver, Julia Thompson and Vicki Davis provide us all with some advice on balancing teaching with a personal life.

Here are some excerpts:

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Dont-beat-yourself-up

Be-reasonable-in-your

Think-of-your-life-like

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June 20, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Avoiding ‘Trust Busters’ When Making Change In Schools”

Avoiding ‘Trust Busters’ When Making Change In Schools is my latest Education Week Teacher column.

Today’s contributors on the topic of making change in schools include Catherine Beck, Paul D’Elia, Michael Lamond, Julie Combs, Stacey Edmonson, Sandra Harris, PJ Caposey and Kirke H. Olson. In addition, you can see quite a few comments from readers.

Here are some excerpts:

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The-most-important-rule

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