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Teacher To-Dos: A Checklist for the End of the School Year

By Andrew Hawk At every school where I have worked, teachers must complete an end-of-the-year checklist. Depending on your administrator, your checklist may be quite long or have only a couple of items. When teachers receive their lists also depends … Continue reading

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Tips to Reengage Kids Who Have Checked Out for the School Year

Keeping your students engaged during the final weeks of school can be a challenge. The Free Spirit Advisory Board members are here to share their best advice for reengaging kids who have checked out for the school year. “Keeping kids … Continue reading

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Low-Cost Summer Activities for Kids

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. As we slide into summertime, we might have visions of extended family vacations to explore new places, overnight adventures at summer camp, … Continue reading

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Looking Back, Looking Forward: How to Renew Your Passion for Teaching

By Sandra Heidemann, M.S., Beth Menninga, M.A.Ed., and Claire Chang, M.A., coauthors of The Thinking Teacher It’s the end of another school year. For many, the year finishes in May or June. For those who work through the summer, it … Continue reading

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Surprising Summer Reads for Educators

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. During the summer months, I usually want to put away the education books … Continue reading

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