Tag Archives: new school year

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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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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Teacher To-Dos: A Checklist for the First Day of School

By Andrew Hawk For teachers, students, and parents, the first day of school is one of the most influential days of the year. First-year teachers will face emotions ranging from fear to excitement. Veteran teachers will be excited to try … Continue reading

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Tips, Quotes, and Activities to Start the School Year on a Positive Note

Help your students (and yourself!) start off this school year right by staying positive. These tips, quotes, and helpful reminders for positive thinking can be perfect conversation starters for the classroom to keep kids feeling motivated to succeed. Words of … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Strategies for Parents of Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

By Elizabeth Reeve, coauthor of The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents) The transition back to school can be challenging for all families. For families with children on the autism spectrum, the start of school offers … Continue reading

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