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UCDS Schools Blog

Every Kid Needs a Champion

By Jimmy Chu, 5th Grade Classroom Teacher Some people have a song they play when they need a boost. A song they could listen to over and over again. Rita…

No More “I’m Sorries”

By Jenn Drake, Early Elementary Classroom Teacher (Editor’s note: While the student-teacher interactions included in this post actually occurred, the names have been changed.) When something goes wrong, say one…