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How to Advocate for Disabled Students

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis How can you empower disabled students to feel in control and help them recognize their strength and fortitude? Remind them that it’s … Continue reading

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Creating an Inclusive and Welcoming Preschool Classroom

By Molly Breen Depending upon your setting’s process for enrolling new students, you may have a window of insight into the lives of the children who will soon walk through your doors or you may begin the year with very … Continue reading

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Strategies for Helping At-Risk Students Succeed

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. When you hear the term at risk, your initial inquiry might be: At risk of what? An online dictionary defines at risk … Continue reading

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Creating an Inclusive Classroom for Students with Special Needs

By Andrew Hawk Pull-out teaching models are falling out of use whether we agree or disagree with the change. Every year, federal and state departments of education raise the amount of time special education students are expected to spend in general … Continue reading

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What Can Teachers Do When Students with Special Needs Are Bullied?

By Andrew Hawk The act of bullying may very well predate recorded history. However, only in the last couple of generations has it received any serious attention in mainstream society. This is especially true of the last ten years. Social … Continue reading

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