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Kelly Leehey Uncategorized

At the end of the day, standing at my door waiting for my parent pick up kiddos to line up, I noticed one of my students sprawled out on the rug.  All day this child, let’s call him Julian, was

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Kelly Leehey Education, Mentoring

I am a brand new teacher.  After reading Teacher in a Strange Land’s most recent blog post, “Ten Alternative Tips for New Teachers,” a series of questions lingered in my mind.  Shouldn’t new teachers already know these things before stepping

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Seven Words

Kelly Leehey Life in the Classroom

The bond between a teacher and her students runs deep.  Students treasure their teacher, every piece of her presence.  They prize her quirks, her expectations, her hugs, and her voice.  Students believe in their teachers. Other adults may be flawed,

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