Educators, especially teachers of students in Pre-K through high school, have not received a lot of general respect in decades. Yet, it is these individuals who are expected to instill knowledge, model and reinforce positive social skills, soothe feelings and egos, answer to the principal, the school district, the state, the parents, and–most importantly–the student.
The US Department of Education is trying to change all this through Project RESPECT. They have released a booklet and are requesting feedback. Read this article, read the downloadable booklet, and help educators everywhere by sharing your thoughts on this project.
Click on the link below to access the booklet and, from there, the opinion area.
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