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  • suzy Here is the response of a seasoned teacher. I am a mentor even though I never had one. You should have been mentored; its the law in my state. However my advice is: stop complaining that you weren't mentored and no one taught you how to d...See More
    Nov 22, 2008
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  • teachinNC First of all, we don't have a reading specialist in our school. Secondly, I am afraid to contact that parent because she doesn't like me and gets negatively triggered by me. I can however, send home a note to everyone with strategies a...See More
    Nov 23, 2008
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  • lynne/ca On 11/22/08, teachinNC wrote: > Part of it stemmed from a meeting 6 weeks into the > school year in which I told her her child was 2 reading > levels behind and might have to be retained. She suggested > a tutor and I told her a tutor...See More
    Nov 23, 2008
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  • teachinNC I understood and took responsibility for my error(s) in front of the parent and principal both separately and together. Now how do I handle the parent except from a distance? It's obvious that she doesn't like me and that it is as easy ...See More
    Nov 23, 2008
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  • suzy Two experienced teachers have given you very good advice. This took a lot of our time and we do not even know you...just being honest and trying to be helpful. Please reread what we have said. By the way, who teaches Title I at your school if ...See More
    Nov 23, 2008
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