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9 Ideas for School Leaders to Set a Clear Vision for the Year Ahead

By Andrew Hawk This summer has passed faster than any that I can remember. It is already almost time for staff and students to return to school for what we all hope will be a year that is easier than … Continue reading

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9 Leadership Lessons from the Pandemic for the New School Year

By Andrew Hawk The 2020–2021 school year has come to an end, and what a difficult year it’s been. In my case, it was certainly the most challenging year of my career so far, and next year will begin my … Continue reading

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A Welcome Without Walls: 7 Ways to Create a Safe and Inviting Preschool Classroom

By Molly Breen Whenever we prepare to welcome students back to school, we thoughtfully consider our classroom environment as the “third teacher.” We know that every corner of the room matters and details count! The environments we create set the … Continue reading

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Questions to Ask All Students as the School Year Starts and Proceeds

By Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., coauthor of Boost Emotional Intelligence in Students: 30 Flexible Research-Based Activities to Build EQ Skills (Grades 5–9) Robert Brooks has been a voice for humanism, caring, and the value of bouncing back for many years. … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Create a Positive Classroom Culture with Your Students

By Liz Bergren I saw a tweet recently that stated that the most important thing to do in the beginning of the school year is to establish rules and routines. Soon after that, someone replied asking about establishing relationships and … Continue reading

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