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A New Year

It's the time of year when many of my podcasts and news sources like to talk about New Year's Resolutions - how to make them and how to keep them. Each fall, and again in January, I think I resolve to be a better teacher. I actively reflect on my teaching and try to figure out how to make it better. I set goals, reach out to colleagues, read articles and books, and attend professional development courses. But I also look closely at the children I am teaching. Where are they struggling? Where are they shining? What parts of the day are ca