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The Secrets of a Successful Student

Sara Miriam Gross

With school just around the corner, Mishpacha Junior set out to do some back-to-school “homework” for you in order to find out what students need in order to best succeed in the new school year.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Mishpacha Junior spoke with an experienced Bais Yaakov mechanechet/homeroom teacher to find out what attitude a student should bring with her at the start of the new school year.

 

Q: Whom do you consider a model student?

A: Treating teachers with respect is valued more than anything, far more than good grades. For example, no one likes having tests, but a student can choose how to respond to test announcements. Some complain and yell, others accept it, and some may ask politely if the test can be postponed. A student who honors her teachers will be honored in return.

 

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