The first post of a new career-switchin’ math-teacher blogger carries a good question: how much of yourself do you share with your students on the first day?
My answer, which extends waaay past the first day:
Me, I share very little, especially at the start, where I find a teacherâ€™s mystery and allure to be a very specific but very effective form of classroom management. Once the students feel like they have you figured out, theyâ€™re less inclined to chase you or what youâ€™re teaching.
Share something of yourself over at his
[Updated to correct the blogger’s gender, which is well-hidden on his about page.]