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Comfortable, Fresh, and Life: How to be a Teacher in 2019 Make sure the academic, emotional, social, psychological, mental, physical, and nutritional needs of every single student you come into contact with is met...daily. Form deep, personal, caring, loving, but irreproachably professional relationships with each of those students. Do not be their friend. Make sure they know they can come to you at any time for any reason. Hold them to the highest standards of excellence but do not put any undue pressure or expectations on them that might damage their self-esteem or world view. Always give them a pencil, even if you've given them one every day for three marking periods. Put aside standards and tests when national or world issues of importance arise in order to facilitate meaningful, woke conversations that will help strengthen their social emotional learning and empathy. Never talk to them about politics or controversial issues because that could be viewed as trying to force your views on them. Maintain a classroom that is engaging, fun, comfortable, and visually appealing because students won't learn in an environment that they do not enjoy Do not crowd your room with too many overstimulating, colorful, interesting items that distract students from the learning process. Instill a sense of growing independence and self-responsibility in every student while communicating about everything they do in school to their parents daily via email, text, phone calls, newsletters, and blog posts. Focus on real life learning that people really use like bill paying, financial investment, conflict mediation, small appliance repair, etc Make sure all students are proficient on state assessment tests that cover none of those issues. Be prepared at all times to tackle an intruder with a gun or step into the path ofabullet for every student in your building. Be aware that your job is easy because you get summers off. Make sure you come into your classroom several times over the summer to prepare, make copies, and get things ready for next year Be a superhero But don't be too braggy about it. @fun_fresh_ideas How to be a Teacher in 2019 - Fun, Fresh Ideas
Comfortable, Fresh, and Life: How to be a Teacher in 2019
 Make sure the academic, emotional, social, psychological,
 mental, physical, and nutritional needs of every single student
 you come into contact with is met...daily. Form deep, personal,
 caring, loving, but irreproachably professional relationships
 with each of those students. Do not be their friend. Make sure
 they know they can come to you at any time for any reason.
 Hold them to the highest standards of excellence but do not put
 any undue pressure or expectations on them that might damage
 their self-esteem or world view. Always give them a pencil,
 even if you've given them one every day for three marking
 periods. Put aside standards and tests when national or world
 issues of importance arise in order to facilitate meaningful,
 woke conversations that will help strengthen their social
 emotional learning and empathy. Never talk to them about
 politics or controversial issues because that could be viewed as
 trying to force your views on them. Maintain a classroom that is
 engaging, fun, comfortable, and visually appealing because
 students won't learn in an environment that they do not enjoy
 Do not crowd your room with too many overstimulating,
 colorful, interesting items that distract students from the
 learning process. Instill a sense of growing independence and
 self-responsibility in every student while communicating about
 everything they do in school to their parents daily via email,
 text, phone calls, newsletters, and blog posts. Focus on real life
 learning that people really use like bill paying, financial
 investment, conflict mediation, small appliance repair, etc
 Make sure all students are proficient on state assessment tests
 that cover none of those issues. Be prepared at all times to
 tackle an intruder with a gun or step into the path ofabullet for
 every student in your building. Be aware that your job is easy
 because you get summers off. Make sure you come into your
 classroom several times over the summer to prepare, make
 copies, and get things ready for next year
 Be a superhero
 But don't be too braggy about it.
 @fun_fresh_ideas
How to be a Teacher in 2019 - Fun, Fresh Ideas

How to be a Teacher in 2019 - Fun, Fresh Ideas

Advice, Android, and Apple: creative writing MASTERPOST studysection: Hey guys! As a writer myself, it鈥檚 hard to have a lot of resources for writing in one place. That鈥檚 why I decided to create this masterpost, and maybe make more if I find future resources. I hope you like it, and expect to see more masterposts like this in the future! Generators Character Appearance Generator Archetypes Generator Character Generator Character Traits Generator Family Generator Job/Occupation Generator, (II) Love Interest Generator Motive Generator Name Generator Personality Generator, (II) Quick Character Generator Super Powers Generator Names Brand Name Generator Medicine Title Generator Name Generator Quick Name Generator Vehicle Generator Town Name Generator Plot First Encounter Generator First Line Generator, (II) Plot Generator, (II), (III) Plot Device Generator Plot Twist Generator Quick Plot Generator Setting/World-Building City Generator Fantasy Race Generator Laws Generator Pet Generator Setting Generator Species Generator Terrain Generator Prompts Subject Generator 鈥漈ake聽Three Nouns鈥 Generator Word Prompt Generator Misc Color Generator Decision Generator Dialogue Generator Journey Generator Title Generator, (II), (III) Some Tips Just a few I found from the聽writing tips聽tag! Writing action聽/ @berrybird How to create a strong voice in your writing聽/ @collegerefs How to plot a complex novel in one day!聽/ @lizard-is-writing 8 ways to get past writer鈥檚 block聽/聽@kiramartinauthor psa for writers聽/ @dasakuryo 鈥漌rite Using Your 5 Senses鈥澛/ @ambientwriting How People Watching Improves Your Writing / @wherethetransthingsare Writing Science Fiction: Tips for Beginners / @fictionwritingtips Creating Likeable Characters / @authors-haven Vocabulary Descriptive words聽/ @somekindofstudent Words to replace 鈥淪aid鈥澛/ @msocasey Obscure color words聽/ @mintsteelpeachlilac Words to spice up your stories聽/ @busyibee Words to describe someone鈥檚 voice Words to Use Instead of Very / @gaybybirth Touchy Feely Words / @gaybybirth Some Advice Stephen King鈥檚 Top 20 Rules for Writers 鈥滲ut my plot isn鈥檛 UNIQUE or BIG enough!鈥澛/ @youreallwrite 8 Things Every Creative Should Know聽/ @adamjk (How To) Get Over Comparing Yourself to Other Creatives聽/聽@adamjk How to Get Over Common Creative Fears (Maybe)聽/ @adamjk 14 Tips From Stephen King On Writing / @i-can-give-you-prompts Playlists Electronic Thoughts / @eruditekid 鈥淢ix About Writing鈥 An Instrumental Mix / @shadowofemirates Shut Up, I鈥檓 Writing! / @ninadropdead Chill / @endlessreveries Breathtaking Film Scores /聽@tweedskirts Music to Write to Vol. 1: Starlight / @crestadeen Music for Written Words / @ghoulpatch Dead Men Tell No Tales / @scamandersnewt Fatale / @dolcegf All These Things that I鈥檝e Done / @referenceforwriters Feeling Soaking into Your Bones / @verylondon I Can Feel Your Pulse in the Pages / @rphelper Morally Ambiguous / @scamandersnewt Wonderwall / @wheelerwrites Pythia / @mazikeene Ballet: To Dance / @tanaquil Websites and Apps For Writing ZenPen: A minimalist writing website to keep you free of distractions and in the flow. The Most Dangerous Writing App: A website where you have to keep typing or all of your writing will be lost. It聽helps you keep writing鈥ind of. You can choose between聽a time or word count limit! Evernote: An online website where you can take notes and save the product to your laptop and/or smartphone! Writer, the Internet Typewriter: It鈥檚 just you and your writing, and you can save your product on the website if you create an account. Wordcounter: A website to help check your word and character count, and shows words you鈥檙e using frequently. Monospace: An Android app for writing on the go when you feel the inspiration, but you don鈥檛 have your laptop on you! For Productivity Tide: An app that combines a pomodoro-esque timer with nature sounds and other noises! (Google Play / Apple Store) ClearFocus: An Android app with a pomodoro-type time counter to let you concentrate easier and stay productive. Forest: An app with a time counter to keep you focused and off your phone, and when you complete the time limit, a tree grows in your garden!聽(Google Play / Apple Store) SelfControl: A Mac downloadable app that blocks you from distracting mail servers, websites, and other things! Prompt Blogs @writeworld @dialouge-prompts @oopsprompts @prompts-for-the-otp @creativepromptsforwriting @the-modern-typewriter @theprofessionalpromptmaker @writers-are-writers @otp-imagines-cult @witterprompts @havetobememes @auideas @putthepromptsonpaper @promptsonpaper @fyotpprompts @otpisms @soprompt @otpprompts @ablockforwritersblock @awritersnook Writing Tips Blogs @writeworld @anomalously-written @awritersnook @clevergirlhelps @referenceforwriters @whataboutwriting @thewritershelpers @nimblesnotebook @slitheringink
Advice, Android, and Apple: creative writing
 MASTERPOST
studysection:

Hey guys! As a writer myself, it鈥檚 hard to have a lot of resources for writing in one place. That鈥檚 why I decided to create this masterpost, and maybe make more if I find future resources. I hope you like it, and expect to see more masterposts like this in the future!
Generators
Character
Appearance Generator
Archetypes Generator

Character Generator

Character Traits Generator
Family Generator

Job/Occupation Generator, (II)

Love Interest Generator
Motive Generator
Name Generator

Personality Generator, (II)

Quick Character Generator
Super Powers Generator
Names
Brand Name Generator
Medicine Title Generator

Name Generator
Quick Name Generator
Vehicle Generator
Town Name Generator
Plot
First Encounter Generator

First Line Generator, (II)


Plot Generator, (II), (III)

Plot Device Generator
Plot Twist Generator
Quick Plot Generator
Setting/World-Building
City Generator
Fantasy Race Generator
Laws Generator
Pet Generator

Setting Generator
Species Generator
Terrain Generator
Prompts

Subject Generator
鈥漈ake聽Three Nouns鈥 Generator
Word Prompt Generator
Misc
Color Generator
Decision Generator

Dialogue Generator
Journey Generator

Title Generator, (II), (III)
Some Tips
Just a few I found from the聽writing tips聽tag!

Writing action聽/ @berrybird

How to create a strong voice in your writing聽/ @collegerefs


How to plot a complex novel in one day!聽/ @lizard-is-writing


8 ways to get past writer鈥檚 block聽/聽@kiramartinauthor


psa for writers聽/ @dasakuryo

鈥漌rite Using Your 5 Senses鈥澛/ @ambientwriting


How People Watching Improves Your Writing / @wherethetransthingsare


Writing Science Fiction: Tips for Beginners / @fictionwritingtips


Creating Likeable Characters / @authors-haven

Vocabulary

Descriptive words聽/ @somekindofstudent


Words to replace 鈥淪aid鈥澛/ @msocasey


Obscure color words聽/ @mintsteelpeachlilac


Words to spice up your stories聽/ @busyibee

Words to describe someone鈥檚 voice

Words to Use Instead of Very / @gaybybirth


Touchy Feely Words / @gaybybirth

Some Advice
Stephen King鈥檚 Top 20 Rules for Writers

鈥滲ut my plot isn鈥檛 UNIQUE or BIG enough!鈥澛/ @youreallwrite

8 Things Every Creative Should Know聽/ @adamjk


(How To) Get Over Comparing Yourself to Other Creatives聽/聽@adamjk


How to Get Over Common Creative Fears (Maybe)聽/ @adamjk


14 Tips From Stephen King On Writing / @i-can-give-you-prompts
Playlists

Electronic Thoughts / @eruditekid

鈥淢ix About Writing鈥 An Instrumental Mix / @shadowofemirates

Shut Up, I鈥檓 Writing! / @ninadropdead

Chill / @endlessreveries


Breathtaking Film Scores /聽@tweedskirts


Music to Write to Vol. 1: Starlight / @crestadeen


Music for Written Words / @ghoulpatch


Dead Men Tell No Tales / @scamandersnewt


Fatale / @dolcegf


All These Things that I鈥檝e Done / @referenceforwriters

Feeling Soaking into Your Bones / @verylondon


I Can Feel Your Pulse in the Pages / @rphelper

Morally Ambiguous / @scamandersnewt


Wonderwall / @wheelerwrites


Pythia / @mazikeene


Ballet: To Dance / @tanaquil
Websites and Apps
For Writing

ZenPen: A minimalist writing website to keep you free of distractions and in the flow.

The Most Dangerous Writing App: A website where you have to keep typing or all of your writing will be lost. It聽helps you keep writing鈥ind of. You can choose between聽a time or word count limit!

Evernote: An online website where you can take notes and save the product to your laptop and/or smartphone!

Writer, the Internet Typewriter: It鈥檚 just you and your writing, and you can save your product on the website if you create an account.

Wordcounter: A website to help check your word and character count, and shows words you鈥檙e using frequently.

Monospace: An Android app for writing on the go when you feel the inspiration, but you don鈥檛 have your laptop on you!
For Productivity
Tide: An app that combines a pomodoro-esque timer with nature sounds and other noises! (Google Play / Apple Store)

ClearFocus: An Android app with a pomodoro-type time counter to let you concentrate easier and stay productive.
Forest: An app with a time counter to keep you focused and off your phone, and when you complete the time limit, a tree grows in your garden!聽(Google Play / Apple Store)


SelfControl: A Mac downloadable app that blocks you from distracting mail servers, websites, and other things!
Prompt Blogs

@writeworld

@dialouge-prompts
@oopsprompts
@prompts-for-the-otp
@creativepromptsforwriting
@the-modern-typewriter
@theprofessionalpromptmaker
@writers-are-writers
@otp-imagines-cult
@witterprompts
@havetobememes
@auideas
@putthepromptsonpaper
@promptsonpaper
@fyotpprompts
@otpisms
@soprompt

@otpprompts

@ablockforwritersblock
@awritersnook
Writing Tips Blogs

@writeworld

@anomalously-written
@awritersnook
@clevergirlhelps
@referenceforwriters
@whataboutwriting
@thewritershelpers
@nimblesnotebook
@slitheringink

studysection: Hey guys! As a writer myself, it鈥檚 hard to have a lot of resources for writing in one place. That鈥檚 why I decided to create t...

Head, Mood, and Pressure: nothingbutamother: dynastylnoire: ladycedar: There are a number of students in my GCSE class that have behavioural issues and if they feel uncomfortable they can do anything from storm out of the classroom to throwing chairs and punching their tables. They鈥檙e great kids, they just dont always see the light at the end of the tunnel and when they are in stressful situations they dont know what to do other than lash out sometimes. They are 10 months away from their final exams and the pressure is being mounted on them in every aspect of their school lives. Last week one of the students saw me making little origami stars. Its something I do when I鈥檓 feeling anxious to help me focus on something else. He asked if I could show him how to make them. He had been clenching his fists all lesson, which I鈥檝e noticed is a tell that he is struggling to retain composure. I gave him a strip of paper and talked it through with him. Soon half of the class were asking me to show them. They all picked it up really quickly. After about five minutes and about 8 stars later, the student sat back down and was in a much calmer and motivated mood for the rest of the lesson. Our next lesson I placed a box of paper strips on my desk and when I saw anyone getting worked up about their work I silently placed a strip in front of them and let them get on with it. The lesson after I was amazed to see that students would go up to the box of their own accord, pick up a few strips and head back to their desks to continue working after calming down. Yesterday I brought a large jar into the classroom and placed my anxiety stars in there. The boys put their strsss stars in there too. When they fill the jar I鈥檓 going to bring sweets into the lesson to celebrate them working hard and working through their problems in a positive manner. I know I鈥檓 not the teacher they deserve just yet but I feel like I鈥檝e made a big breakthrough with them. art therapy is important. You are exactly the teacher they need. It鈥檚 a brilliant idea and im so glad it works for them.
Head, Mood, and Pressure: nothingbutamother:
dynastylnoire:

ladycedar:

There are a number of students in my GCSE class that have behavioural issues and if they feel uncomfortable they can do anything from storm out of the classroom to throwing chairs and punching their tables. They鈥檙e great kids, they just dont always see the light at the end of the tunnel and when they are in stressful situations they dont know what to do other than lash out sometimes. They are 10 months away from their final exams and the pressure is being mounted on them in every aspect of their school lives.
Last week one of the students saw me making little origami stars. Its something I do when I鈥檓 feeling anxious to help me focus on something else. He asked if I could show him how to make them. He had been clenching his fists all lesson, which I鈥檝e noticed is a tell that he is struggling to retain composure. I gave him a strip of paper and talked it through with him. Soon half of the class were asking me to show them. They all picked it up really quickly.
After about five minutes and about 8 stars later, the student sat back down and was in a much calmer and motivated mood for the rest of the lesson. Our next lesson I placed a box of paper strips on my desk and when I saw anyone getting worked up about their work I silently placed a strip in front of them and let them get on with it. The lesson after I was amazed to see that students would go up to the box of their own accord, pick up a few strips and head back to their desks to continue working after calming down.
Yesterday I brought a large jar into the classroom and placed my anxiety stars in there. The boys put their strsss stars in there too. When they fill the jar I鈥檓 going to bring sweets into the lesson to celebrate them working hard and working through their problems in a positive manner. I know I鈥檓 not the teacher they deserve just yet but I feel like I鈥檝e made a big breakthrough with them.

art therapy is important.

You are exactly the teacher they need. It鈥檚 a brilliant idea and im so glad it works for them.

nothingbutamother: dynastylnoire: ladycedar: There are a number of students in my GCSE class that have behavioural issues and if they feel...

Children, Head, and Mood: nothingbutamother: dynastylnoire: ladycedar: There are a number of students in my GCSE class that have behavioural issues and if they feel uncomfortable they can do anything from storm out of the classroom to throwing chairs and punching their tables. They鈥檙e great kids, they just dont always see the light at the end of the tunnel and when they are in stressful situations they dont know what to do other than lash out sometimes. They are 10 months away from their final exams and the pressure is being mounted on them in every aspect of their school lives. Last week one of the students saw me making little origami stars. Its something I do when I鈥檓 feeling anxious to help me focus on something else. He asked if I could show him how to make them. He had been clenching his fists all lesson, which I鈥檝e noticed is a tell that he is struggling to retain composure. I gave him a strip of paper and talked it through with him. Soon half of the class were asking me to show them. They all picked it up really quickly. After about five minutes and about 8 stars later, the student sat back down and was in a much calmer and motivated mood for the rest of the lesson. Our next lesson I placed a box of paper strips on my desk and when I saw anyone getting worked up about their work I silently placed a strip in front of them and let them get on with it. The lesson after I was amazed to see that students would go up to the box of their own accord, pick up a few strips and head back to their desks to continue working after calming down. Yesterday I brought a large jar into the classroom and placed my anxiety stars in there. The boys put their strsss stars in there too. When they fill the jar I鈥檓 going to bring sweets into the lesson to celebrate them working hard and working through their problems in a positive manner. I know I鈥檓 not the teacher they deserve just yet but I feel like I鈥檝e made a big breakthrough with them. art therapy is important. You are exactly the teacher they need. It鈥檚 a brilliant idea and im so glad it works for them. This is seriously so wonderful. It鈥檚 easy to write certain kids off as 鈥渂ad kids鈥 but it鈥檚 important to remember that they鈥檙e kids. That kid who yells and cusses and throws chairs has absolute turmoil inside their little mind and has no idea how to deal with it. Instead of contributing to the madness, find a way to redirect the frustration. Teach them how to deal with stress in a healthy way. Children. Have. To. Be. Taught.
Children, Head, and Mood: nothingbutamother:
dynastylnoire:

ladycedar:

There are a number of students in my GCSE class that have behavioural issues and if they feel uncomfortable they can do anything from storm out of the classroom to throwing chairs and punching their tables. They鈥檙e great kids, they just dont always see the light at the end of the tunnel and when they are in stressful situations they dont know what to do other than lash out sometimes. They are 10 months away from their final exams and the pressure is being mounted on them in every aspect of their school lives.
Last week one of the students saw me making little origami stars. Its something I do when I鈥檓 feeling anxious to help me focus on something else. He asked if I could show him how to make them. He had been clenching his fists all lesson, which I鈥檝e noticed is a tell that he is struggling to retain composure. I gave him a strip of paper and talked it through with him. Soon half of the class were asking me to show them. They all picked it up really quickly.
After about five minutes and about 8 stars later, the student sat back down and was in a much calmer and motivated mood for the rest of the lesson. Our next lesson I placed a box of paper strips on my desk and when I saw anyone getting worked up about their work I silently placed a strip in front of them and let them get on with it. The lesson after I was amazed to see that students would go up to the box of their own accord, pick up a few strips and head back to their desks to continue working after calming down.
Yesterday I brought a large jar into the classroom and placed my anxiety stars in there. The boys put their strsss stars in there too. When they fill the jar I鈥檓 going to bring sweets into the lesson to celebrate them working hard and working through their problems in a positive manner. I know I鈥檓 not the teacher they deserve just yet but I feel like I鈥檝e made a big breakthrough with them.

art therapy is important.

You are exactly the teacher they need. It鈥檚 a brilliant idea and im so glad it works for them.


This is seriously so wonderful. It鈥檚 easy to write certain kids off as 鈥渂ad kids鈥 but it鈥檚 important to remember that they鈥檙e kids. That kid who yells and cusses and throws chairs has absolute turmoil inside their little mind and has no idea how to deal with it. Instead of contributing to the madness, find a way to redirect the frustration. Teach them how to deal with stress in a healthy way. Children. Have. To. Be. Taught.

nothingbutamother: dynastylnoire: ladycedar: There are a number of students in my GCSE class that have behavioural issues and if they feel...

Dogs, Drugs, and Facts: DAPASTOR YOO uncleromeo: feet-man-ahhh-sucker-of-the-toes: emotionsclashagainstemotions: thatpettyblackgirl: Because we know they value the lives of dogs over blac鈥 nevermind 馃槖 the ironic part is, racism is probably why the cop was so convinced the drugs were there. the dog was doing its job, which is not reacting to drugs that don鈥檛 exist. the cop, on other hand, saw a black man, and was sure he had drugs. Drug dogs have also been found to be ineffective in many cases, basing their reactions on the cop鈥檚 body language. 鈥淔or the purpose of this post, though, I want to focus on what鈥檚 missing from Colb鈥檚 analysis and, should the Supreme Court decide to hear the case, will almost certainly also be missing from oral arguments, the court鈥檚 ruling and most discussion of the case: that narcotics-detecting dogs and their handlers聽aren鈥檛 very good聽at discerning the presence of illegal drugs. Multiple analyses of drug-dog alerts have consistently shown alarmingly high error rates 鈥 with some close to and exceeding 50 percent. In effect, some of these K-9 units are worse than a coin flip. For some units, the reason may be sinister 鈥 the police handler may have trained the dog to alert on command. I鈥檝e聽asked dog trainers聽to look at videos of roadside searches in the past, and, on more than one occasion, they said they saw clear indications that a dog was being cued to alert. But it needn鈥檛 be so malicious. While dogs are indeed capable of sniffing out illicit drugs, we鈥檝e bred into them another overriding trait: the desire to please. Even drug dogs with conscientious handlers will read their handlers鈥 unintentional body language and alert accordingly. A 2010 study found that packages designed to trick handlers into thinking there were drugs inside them were much more likely to trigger false alerts than packages designed to trick the dogs. (Police-dog handlers and trainers responded to that study by聽refusing to cooperate with further research.) Many drug dogs, then, are not alerting to the presence of drugs, but to their handlers鈥 suspicions about the presence of drugs. And searches based on little more than law enforcement鈥檚 suspicions are exactly what the Fourth Amendment is supposed to prevent. (Tracking dogs that pick suspects out of 鈥渟cent lineups鈥 have had similar problems, and have led to聽numerous wrongful convictions.)鈥 ^^^!!!
Dogs, Drugs, and Facts: DAPASTOR YOO
uncleromeo:

feet-man-ahhh-sucker-of-the-toes:


emotionsclashagainstemotions:


thatpettyblackgirl:

Because we know they value the lives of dogs over blac鈥 nevermind 馃槖

the ironic part is, racism is probably why the cop was so convinced the drugs were there. the dog was doing its job, which is not reacting to drugs that don鈥檛 exist. the cop, on other hand, saw a black man, and was sure he had drugs.


Drug dogs have also been found to be ineffective in many cases, basing their reactions on the cop鈥檚 body language.
鈥淔or the purpose of this post, though, I want to focus on what鈥檚 missing from Colb鈥檚 analysis and, should the Supreme Court decide to hear the case, will almost certainly also be missing from oral arguments, the court鈥檚 ruling and most discussion of the case: that narcotics-detecting dogs and their handlers聽aren鈥檛 very good聽at discerning the presence of illegal drugs. Multiple analyses of drug-dog alerts have consistently shown alarmingly high error rates 鈥 with some close to and exceeding 50 percent. In effect, some of these K-9 units are worse than a coin flip.
For some units, the reason may be sinister 鈥 the police handler may have trained the dog to alert on command. I鈥檝e聽asked dog trainers聽to look at videos of roadside searches in the past, and, on more than one occasion, they said they saw clear indications that a dog was being cued to alert.
But it needn鈥檛 be so malicious. While dogs are indeed capable of sniffing out illicit drugs, we鈥檝e bred into them another overriding trait: the desire to please. Even drug dogs with conscientious handlers will read their handlers鈥 unintentional body language and alert accordingly. A 2010 study found that packages designed to trick handlers into thinking there were drugs inside them were much more likely to trigger false alerts than packages designed to trick the dogs. (Police-dog handlers and trainers responded to that study by聽refusing to cooperate with further research.) Many drug dogs, then, are not alerting to the presence of drugs, but to their handlers鈥 suspicions about the presence of drugs. And searches based on little more than law enforcement鈥檚 suspicions are exactly what the Fourth Amendment is supposed to prevent. (Tracking dogs that pick suspects out of 鈥渟cent lineups鈥 have had similar problems, and have led to聽numerous wrongful convictions.)鈥


^^^!!!

uncleromeo: feet-man-ahhh-sucker-of-the-toes: emotionsclashagainstemotions: thatpettyblackgirl: Because we know they value the lives o...