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How one long-term substitute fills gaps and delights students with thumb wrestling, bug spray and Jeopardy

Students at John B. Wright Elementary in central Tucson twiddle their thumbs and Chuck Eaton approves. The twirling of thumbs, 10 times forward then 10 times backward, is one of the signature classroom management strategies Eaton honed during 12 years working as a substitute teacher. “I like how the first row is twirling their thumbs,” […]