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Getting to know your students in a million words or less

In a K-12 classroom setting, teachers work to understand the culture and context of each of their students in many different ways. In this brief Edutopia video (2 minutes), one teacher describes her approach to engaging parents and caregivers in this effort before the school year even starts.


   2 minutes

   By: Edutopia

   Educator-prep | K-12 educators

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Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

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