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What Gifted Ninth Graders Said About Middle School

By Jim Delisle, Ph.D., author of Doing Poorly on Purpose: Strategies to Reverse Underachievement and Respect Student Dignity This post was originally published January 17, 2018, on MiddleWeb. For many years, I was a tenured university professor of education. Sure, … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Sustain Your Bullying Prevention Month Efforts Through the School Year

By Christa M. Tinari, coauthor of Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School: 48 Character-Building Lessons to Foster Respect and Prevent Bullying October is National Bullying Prevention Month, a nationwide campaign intending to “unite communities around the world to … Continue reading

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Getting Along: How to Foster the Student-Teacher Relationship

By Allison Wedell Schumacher Early in my college career, I met a woman named Kristine. I’m not going to lie: She really didn’t appeal to me. But we had several classes together and seemed to travel in similar social circles, … 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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Back-to-School Strategies for Parents of Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

By Elizabeth Reeve, coauthor of The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents) The transition back to school can be challenging for all families. For families with children on the autism spectrum, the start of school offers … Continue reading

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