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Monte Syrie
Monte Syrie

Monte Syrie is a teacher in Washington. Follow him on Twitter @MonteSyrie.

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How I Build Community with ‘Smiles and Frowns’

by | 5.16.19

I wanted a daily way to check in with kids, so I started a practice called ‘smiles and frowns.’ I started off this year telling kids, ‘There’s nothing more important than the humans in the room, so we start with the humans in the room.’

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