Category Archives: Elementary Angle

First Semester Goals Check-In: Assess the Effectiveness of Your Classroom Procedures

By Andrew Hawk For most schools in the United States, winter break marks the halfway point of the school year. This is a good time for teachers to step back and examine the success of their classrooms. My school system … Continue reading

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8 Strategies for Dealing with Lawn Mower Parents

By Andrew Hawk Have you ever heard of a lawn mower parent? Even if you haven’t, I bet you have been around one at some point. Lawn mower parents are parents who try to eliminate any obstacles in their children’s … Continue reading

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Flu Season Survival Guide for Teachers

By Andrew Hawk Being a teacher comes with several occupational hazards. One of these hazards is the exposure to infectious diseases. It’s not just that children take part in a variety of habits that spread germs, it’s that schools put … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Lesson Time Management

By Andrew Hawk Do you find yourself running out of time during lessons? All of us teachers have had lessons that got away from us. Sometimes this happens because students need more support than we originally estimated. Sometimes students purposely … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Supplies for Your Special Education Classroom

By Andrew Hawk The beginning of the school year is an exciting and busy time for teachers. Having just prepared for the beginning of my twelfth year as a teacher, I can honestly say that I am still just as … Continue reading

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