Category Archives: Elementary Angle

Tips for Teaching Summer School

By Andrew Hawk For most students in America, summer is a season for vacationing and taking a break from school. Unfortunately, a small percentage of students spend part of their summer working on academic tasks. Sometimes these students are in … Continue reading

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How to Grade Students with IEPs

By Andrew Hawk Assessing student learning is an integral part of the learning process. Teachers use assessment data to adjust their teaching practices. In addition, they must always be asking themselves, “Is it time to move on?” Teachers must decide … Continue reading

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How to Handle Anger Issues in the Classroom

By Andrew Hawk I believe it is the intent of most educators to create safe and happy learning environments. Classrooms should be places where students can set aside the outside world. However, this is easier said than done. Every day, … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Cool When a Student Pushes Your Buttons

By Andrew Hawk Every day, many teachers face one or more students who try to push their buttons. Students may do this because they want attention—children will take negative attention if they can’t get positive attention. Another common reason kids … Continue reading

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How to Maximize Digital Learning on Snow Days

By Andrew Hawk My senior year in high school, the area of Ohio in which I lived received a large amount of ice and snow, resulting in my school being closed for nine consecutive school days. While scenarios like this … Continue reading

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