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Laurie Boyd
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Building a school that great people want to work in and that students love to attend.
Building a school that great people want to work in and that students love to attend.

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The Power Struggle
How do you know you are in a power struggle with a student? When you find yourself going back and forth with a student who is arguing or protesting against your decision to discipline, you are in a power struggle. When you are actually trying to answer, con...
The Power Struggle
The Power Struggle
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WHEN TEACHER-STUDENT RELATIONSHIPS DON’T COME NATURALLY
Every educator will tell you that teacher-student relationships are critical for establishing a cooperative classroom. However, what we mean by “relationship” can vary greatly. After all, most teachers and school leaders believe they have good relationships...
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Hi. I'm Laurie Boyd.
I lead a successful public middle school in a "high-needs" district in America's heartland.  I understand that teachers hold the front line in daily interactions with students. The better I can support, organize, and motivate them, the farther they can go w...
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Hi. I'm Laurie Boyd.
I lead a successful public middle school in a "high-needs" district in America's heartland.  I understand that teachers hold the front line in daily interactions with students. The better I can support, organize, and motivate them, the farther they can go w...
Hi. I'm Laurie Boyd.
Hi. I'm Laurie Boyd.
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So glad . . .
you want to know more about our award-winning  approach to public schooling! You will want to start with an overview of Our Multi-leveled School-wide Discipline System .  I have learned that most people, school leaders included, don't realize how much it ta...
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So glad . . .
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Hi. I'm Laurie Boyd.
I lead a successful public middle school in a "high-needs" district in America's heartland.  I understand that teachers hold the front line in daily interactions with students. The better I can support, organize, and motivate them, the farther they can go w...
Hi. I'm Laurie Boyd.
Hi. I'm Laurie Boyd.
laurieboyd.com
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So glad . . .
you want to know more about our award-winning  approach to public schooling! You will want to start with an overview of Our Multi-leveled School-wide Discipline System .  I have learned that most people, school leaders included, don't realize how much it ta...
So glad . . .
So glad . . .
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Hi. I'm Laurie Boyd.
I lead a successful public middle school in a "high-needs" district in America's heartland.  I understand that teachers hold the front line in daily interaction with students. The better I can support, organize, and motivate them, the farther they can go wi...
Hi. I'm Laurie Boyd.
Hi. I'm Laurie Boyd.
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All my best to the bravest, most caring professionals alive: EDUCATORS!
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How to Have a Happy New Year / New Semester
     January always brings mixed emotions. If
first semester was challenging (and when isn’t it?), beginning the final
semester makes us feel some relief that the year is half over. (We should ask ourselves sometimes if this is any way
to live? 😊 ) January...
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