Category Archives: Elementary Angle

Tips for Teachers Transitioning to a New Grade Level

By Andrew Hawk As school populations shift and change after each school year, principals must make key decisions on how to arrange their staffs/members into grade levels. In some cases, this will leave teachers shifting grade levels or subjects. During … Continue reading

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8 Ways Teachers Can Learn This Summer

By Andrew Hawk For many teachers, summer is a time to relax and recharge their batteries for the next school year. It is a time to reflect on the practices of the previous school year. There are many rumors and … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Counter Summer Learning Loss in Kids with Learning Disabilities

By Andrew Hawk Summer learning loss is a frustrating occurrence for students with learning disabilities and their parents and teachers. After teachers and parents have spent nine months working to help students catch up to same-age peers, seeing students’ academic … Continue reading

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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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