Category Archives: Teaching Strategies

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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Perfectionism and Depression in Gifted Kids

By Myles Cooley, Ph.D., author of A Practical Guide to Mental Health & Learning Disorders for Every Educator: How to Recognize, Understand, and Help Challenged (and Challenging) Students Succeed (Revised & Updated Edition) Childhood depression has multiple causes. Genetics play … Continue reading

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Reframing Deficit Thinking: How to Change Perceptions for the Better

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn Many of you know that my work in curriculum and instruction has been to raise the ceiling for all kids. I challenge educators … Continue reading

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Imagine That! Creative Thinking and Learning

By Susan Daniels, Ph.D., author of Visual Learning and Teaching: An Essential Guide for Educators K–8 Imagination is more important than knowledge. —Albert Einstein Imagination (noun) the act or power of forming a mental image of something not present to … 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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