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Should Pupils Call Teachers By Their First Name? – Education Article

Reading Time: 4 minutes Are 21st teachers stuck in a time warp? If a pupil calls you by your first name do you go ‘ballistic’ or just carry on with a “nothing to see here” attitude? Teachers can get precious about their titles but what’s in a name? Does it really matter whether they call you “Sir”, “Miss” or “Dave”? The first time a pupil called me by my first name wasn’t pleasant. It ruffled my feathers, I took umbrage…

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8 Tips For Becoming A Teacher Role Model – Education Article

Reading Time: 5 minutes How can we be the best role models for our students? To be or not to be a role model? That is the question. Are teachers unwittingly positioned as role models because of the job title being linked with responsibility for learning? Does the label weigh us down? There are many superlatives accompanying the term ‘role model’. Inspirational, immaculate, influential… the list is endless. The label can make us constantly ask ourselves how we can measure…

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