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I First Felt Like an Educator When . . .

When did you first feel like a “real” educator? Members of our Free Spirit Advisory Board open up about their experiences, and you might be surprised by some of their answers. I was going to present a guidance lesson in … Continue reading

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What I Learned from My Biggest Classroom Mistake

Everyone makes mistakes. As painful as they may be at first, mistakes give us the opportunity to learn from experience and do better next time. That’s how we improve at our craft. We also learn from the shared wisdom of … Continue reading

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You Read Them. You Love Them. Now Help Us Make Them!

How many times has this happened to you? While browsing at a bookstore or library, you’ve flipped through an educational book and thought, “Wow, this author is totally out of touch. How come no one asks actual educators what they … Continue reading

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