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  • Key rule for teachers: Never, ever turn your back on a 6-year-old

    By Mona Riss

    February 28, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Two years ago, my father came to watch me in action in my first-grade classroom at Emek Hebrew Academy Teichman Family Torah Center. After two hours, he turned to me and said, "I don't know how you do what you do!"

    And the little voice inside my head said, "There are days I'm not...