Tag Archives: back to school

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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Helping Children Start the School Year with Confidence

By Amanda C. Symmes, LICSW Picture this: It’s the first day of school and the sun is shining like a spotlight on something special about to begin. Crisp new clothes are laid out so we can present our best selves … Continue reading

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Building Class Community and Setting Behavior Expectations

By Molly Breen The summer months can be a time to retool, refresh, and invigorate our teacher tool kits. We look to September as a marker for a “fresh start” with our student groups, and on the teacher side, our … Continue reading

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Helping Students with Learning Disabilities Manage Back-to-School Anxiety

By Myles L. 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 Teachers, imagine this scenario: Over the summer, you’ve noticed several … Continue reading

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Building Relationships with Your Back-to-School Letter

By Andrew Hawk When it is time to prepare for a new school year, teachers have many things they must accomplish. In the rush of lesson planning and room arranging, we sometimes overlook small details. One useful strategy that many … Continue reading

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