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TEACHER VOICE: I started seeing a difficult student as a person, not as a ‘challenge,’ and it changed my outlook on education

It was a potential disaster for any new teacher: A student in my eighth-grade math class was telling me that I didn’t know the rules and proclaiming that he would never speak to me again. Basically, he was testing whether I had the confidence to handle a difficult situation. Even though I already had a […]