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Endings and Beginnings: Setting Goals for Summer Success

By Beverly K. Bachel, author of What Do You Really Want? How to Set a Goal and Go for It! A Guide for Teens At the beginning of the school year, we encourage kids to set goals. But by now, … Continue reading

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Tips for Teaching Summer School

By Andrew Hawk For most students in America, summer is a season for vacationing and taking a break from school. Unfortunately, a small percentage of students spend part of their summer working on academic tasks. Sometimes these students are in … Continue reading

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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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