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How to Prevent Bullying on Field Trips

By Andrew Hawk Field trips come in all shapes and sizes. From visiting local museums to taking a class trip to Washington, D.C., teachers and students enjoy spending educational time outside of the school environment. Field trips do come with … Continue reading

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Everything Special Education Teachers Want from Their Principals* (*But Are Afraid to Ask For)

By Andrew Hawk In the decades since special education became a mainstay in American education, the details of it (such as delivery models and individual education plan formats) have continued to evolve. From state to state and even school district … Continue reading

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Engaging Parents in Student Success

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. This wise proverb, suspected to have come from African roots, is really speaking to me as we launch into the 2017–2018 school … Continue reading

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First Steps: Three Tips for Building Positive Relationships with Your Students’ Parents

By Otis Kriegel, author of Everything a New Elementary School Teacher REALLY Needs to Know (But Didn’t Learn in College) Relationships with students’ parents can feel overwhelming, especially for new teachers. You were taught how to teach kids. But probably … Continue reading

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Teaching Students About Climate Change

By Garth Sundem, author of Real Kids, Real Stories, Real Character: Choices That Matter Around the World Sex. Drugs. Evolution. Cancer science. Climate change. Climate change is one of those things: You just know that no matter how you teach … Continue reading

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