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Signing in is not required to visit at ProTeacher, but it does have many advantages.


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  • It's Private. We don't ask for your real name, city, school or place of employment.
  • see what's new more easily
  • get a reserved User Name to use as your own pen name
  • edit your own messages up to 24 hours after you post
  • view and post photos and other attachments
  • CLIP interesting posts to your own SCRAPBOOK and sort into folders
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  • get a personal PROFILE PAGE to design and share information about yourself (share only information that you want to share)
  • Join special interest GROUPS; create groups of your own
  • ENTER contests and VOTE for contest winners
  • sign out and post as a guest whenever you want to be a bit more anonymous
  • sign out and simply sign up for a new User Name if you want to have a fresh start
  • ...and more!


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