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Supporting 2e Students: How to Bridge the Gaps Between Gifted, General, and Special Education Classrooms

By Emily Kircher-Morris, author of Teaching Twice-Exceptional Learners in Today’s Classroom Allowing gifted, general, and special education classrooms to exist as islands in our schools is not a viable option for our twice-exceptional (2e) students. The movement toward inclusive education … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Incorporate Social Emotional Learning into Your Curriculum This Fall

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning About Me & You, Learning to Get Along®, and Being the Best Me!® series Many routines have been affected this past year due to precautions surrounding the global pandemic. These changes … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Essentials: Bullying Prevention Skills to Help Kids Handle Teasing

By Judy S. Freedman, M.S.W., and Mimi P. Black, coauthors of Ease the Tease Attention, shoppers! Retailers are excitedly reminding us that it’s back-to-school season. Advertising of every kind is filled with the hottest school supplies, the latest fashion trends, … Continue reading

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Back in the Classroom: Helping Students Feel Confident Making Friends This Fall

By Eric Braun, author of Make a Friend, Be a Friend New pencil box. Backpack. Bouncing through a crowd of kids, tummy full of butterflies. What’s my teacher like? When’s recess? Who’s in my class? Who do I sit by? … Continue reading

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How to Cope with Change and Uncertainty in the Future

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Whew! We did it, folks. Wait . . . did we? While we celebrate having survived this school year and look forward … Continue reading

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