๐Ÿ’ฌ Slice of Life: Thanking the Colleague Who Taught Them Before You

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I try, as often as I can, to acknowledge the efforts that my fifth grade colleague in the grade below me does with my current students, as I often see evidence of her handiwork when they become sixth graders. Iโ€™d like to think our schools would be a better place if we did this kind of acknowledgement more often. None of us teach in a vacuum. None of our students learn in a vacuum, either. We all build upon what has happened before.
This is such a great idea. Sadly, I have experienced too many who have done the opposite and blamed the previous teachers for all the percieved faults. I feel it all comes back to mindset in the end.

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