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Teachers, Hook Your Students Early

Teachers, you have thirty seconds to seize the attention of your students.

An Afternoon at Home with Mr. Bowne: an introduction to English class. Screenshot of video.

Ok, I’m making up that number, but statistics and articles show that first impressions are essential. We know that.

Students are just like us.

When we meet someone for the first time, we may feel defensive. Or awkward. We may not…




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This poet-angel-hipster dude from Jersey writes satire, humor, fiction, poetry, essays on music, travel, gardening, and his belly button. He’s a trophy husband.

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