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What to do on the first day of school

I’m looking for suggestions on what to do with students on the first day of school. I’m starting my first year teaching science at a middle school. —Shelly, Illinois Put yourself in the students’ place. On the first day, they’re subjected to six, seven, or eight  teachers reading the syllabus, describing their grading system, and […]

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First day of school science

My neighbors just drove off, heading towards the first day of kindergarten for their daughter. I love to see the excitement on children’s faces as they go to “the big school” for the first time. Middle school and high school teachers hope to see that kind of excitement in their students too! On  the NSTA […]

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