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9 Fun Ideas for Welcoming Students Back to School and Getting Them Excited to Learn

By Andrew Hawk I hope all of you have been enjoying a relaxing summer. Before I had children of my own, I used to think summers passed more slowly than the rest of the year. There was always less to … Continue reading

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9 Ways Administrators Can Prepare for the New School Year

By Andrew Hawk Even though students head home for the summer, at the majority of schools across the United States, the behind-the-scenes work of running a school never really stops. Sure, things slow down a little, but the gears keep … 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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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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