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How to Deal With a Difficult Administrator

how teacher can respond to difficult administrator or principal

Subscribe to the Teach 4 the Heart Podcast. You may have thought that your administrator has it in for you, but have you ever had an administrator who’s literally out to get you? As in, actually trying to kill you? Well, that’s what “Carl” was dealing with. He had been nothing but loyal, dedicated, and passionate. But his…

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6 Ways to Build Rapport with Struggling Students: An Interview with a C- Student Who's Now a Professional Portrait Artist

Build Rapport with Struggling Students

Sometimes the student who doesn’t seem to care is actually just frustrated. This is one of my favorite takeaways from my interview with portrait artist Jon Kardamis. To say that Jon struggled in high school would be putting it mildly. History, math, and English just did not come easily to him. But he loved art. As we discuss in…

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Parents are Complaining about You. Now What?

Click here for more information about the Teach 4 the Heart Podcast “The complaint department is closed.” This phrase was often repeated (and occasionally mocked) during the annual summer missions program our youth department sponsored as I was growing up. It even showed up as a comic each year in the training book. You see,…

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