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New Hillsborough teachers get valuable lessons

 Jim Szewc, (cq) a mentor with the Hillsborough County School System, left, takes a group of elementary teachers into the hallway for an exercise called an inside-outside circle, during new teacher orientation at Armwood High School in Tampa Tuesday, July 29, 2014.  Over 980 newly hired Hillsborough teachers are attending the week long orientation which teaches teachers everything from how to set up a classroom to building relationships with students.  The inside-outside circle is an exercise designed to show kids how to become better listeners.

JAMES BORCHUCK | Times

Jim Szewc, (cq) a mentor with the Hillsborough County School System, left, takes a group of elementary teachers into the hallway for an exercise called an inside-outside circle, during new teacher orientation at Armwood High School in Tampa Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Over 980 newly hired Hillsborough teachers are attending the week long orientation which teaches teachers everything from how to set up a classroom to building relationships with students. The inside-outside circle is an exercise designed to show kids how to become better listeners.

JAMES BORCHUCK | Times

Jim Szewc, left, a mentor with the Hillsborough County school system, takes a group of elementary school teachers into the hallway of Armwood High School in Seffner on Tuesday for an exercise called an inside-outside circle during new-teacher orientation. The inside-outside circle is an exercise designed to show kids how to become better listeners. More than 980 newly hired Hillsborough teachers are attending the weeklong orientation, which instructs teachers in everything from how to set up a classroom to building relationships with students.

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