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Walk, Don’t Run: Seven Simple Tips for a Successful School Year

By Justin Ashley, author of The Balanced Teacher Path: How to Teach, Live, and Be Happy I was lying by a friend’s neighborhood pool, minding my own business, when my wife poked me and suggested I get out of my … Continue reading

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Building Emotional Strength for the School Year to Come

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. “Summertime, … Continue reading

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Empower Gifted Learners to Advocate for Themselves

By Deb Douglas, author of The Power of Self-Advocacy for Gifted Learners: Teaching the Four Essential Steps to Success (Grades 5–12) As the days of summer passed, eleven-year-old Carmen grew more and more anxious about the start of another school … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Global Human Rights Issues

Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. According to a recent study, teens are more civically engaged than ever before. Share this list … Continue reading

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10 Things Teachers Can Do Now to Prepare for the New School Year

By Andrew Hawk The day-to-day shuffle of teaching can be mentally exhausting. Many teachers need the summer to recharge so they can come back to school refreshed. However, teachers can do a lot to get ready for the upcoming school … Continue reading

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