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Go in There and Earn an Oscar - 10 Myths for New Teachers

As a new crop of teachers are slowly being introduced via email by my principal, I thought about what I was told in college about what to do as a new teacher. And then I thought about how horrible some of that

advice was. So here is my top ten of new teacher myths - feel free to

add more, I know they are out there!



Myth 1: Children are only learning when they are quiet and focused on the teacher.

Reality: So we all know this one isn't true,…

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Added by Pernille Ripp on June 29, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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