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    Laminate and velcro name tags to desk instead of taping them. Lasts all year and easy to switch out!

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    "Something fun I do to get the dads involved is host Donuts With Dads once or twice a month. Every month, a different dad or two volunteers. He comes in with donuts and does a presentation for the students. The dad and I work together on coming up with something he would be comfortable presenting and the students would be interested in. We have had presentations covering all topics from using an abacus to being an FBI agent to National Hispanic month."

    Corbett Charter School Teaches Philosophy for Children! Want to teach there

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