Professional Development Resources

The Staff Resource Center offers professional development through a variety of resources.  For your convenience, this database provides a compilation of these resources in multiple types.

 

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    • Tips for Handling Student Excuses
      05/2014
      Articles and Publications
      As new teachers very quickly learn, students will come up with all kinds of excuses for missing assignments and other work. Students will never say, “I missed the exam because I was out late last night—it was one dollar taps at the Silver Horse, you know how it goes.” As a result, teachers must have with a policy for handling these situations, which invariably involves a decision on trust.