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Phoenix Moony

Phoenix Moony is a teacher in Florida. Follow them on Twitter @mxphoenixmoony.

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Being My Authentic Self as a First-Year Teacher

by | 6.16.22

Remember: Just your presence in students’ lives is powerful. Having the confidence to be authentically yourself – and letting those kids see that you can be successful and confident as an outlier – speaks volumes to them. It sends the message that students can be themselves, no matter who they are.