Sometimes the best lesson I can offer is to let a student fail; to feel you will always be saved is not a helpful lesson when you are 18.
Many say, It's all about the kids. What if schools made it all about the teachers and trusted the teachers as experts to focus on the kids?
A First Day of School Activity that Teaches Argument (from Dave Stuart) bit.ly/1NjRdzW
How awesome is this: The Punctuation Guide thepunctuationguide.com/index.html