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Resource Roundup: ELAR and Administration Books for the Pandemic

Resource Roundup: ELAR and Administration Books for the Pandemic

March 19, 2020 | Administrators Health Parents Stress Students Teachers

Listen As more and more schools are extending breaks and/or turning to online instruction in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more teachers and administrators find themselves going a little stir crazy.  It’s been impressive and truly beautiful to see various educational resources, publishers, instructional platforms, internet providers, school...

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Resource Roundup: PD for the Pandemic

Resource Roundup: PD for the Pandemic

March 18, 2020 | Administrators Health Parents Stress Students Teachers

Listen With states and districts closing schools suddenly due to the pandemic, some teachers are finding themselves with two weeks of “early summer”, extended spring break, or even voluntary time at home otherwise avoiding illness.  If you’re faced with seemingly endless hours with little to do (after you’re tired of...

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Student-Mentoring Programs

Student-Mentoring Programs

March 16, 2020 | Administrators Parents Stress Students Teachers

Listen Teachers have always had to find creative ways to help students without much family support: a single parent who has to work multiple jobs, a family distracted by crisis, or children removed from an abusive situation. These issues date as far back as any form of civilization, much less...

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Preparing for an Interview, Part 2 10 Things You Should Be Prepared to Discuss

Preparing for an Interview, Part 2 10 Things You Should Be Prepared to Discuss

March 10, 2020 | Administrators Parents Students Teachers

Listen In our previous post, we shared some things to do to prepare for the interview, including how to beef up your resume, preparing a portfolio, how to dress, good hygiene, respecting the time of the interviewers, and nonverbals to consider. Now it is time to talk about… well, what...

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Tips for Preparing for Possible Health Epidemics

Tips for Preparing for Possible Health Epidemics

March 09, 2020 | Administrators Parents Students

Listen Each year, things like colds, the flu, stomach viruses, strep, and other easily transmittable illnesses are spread among school children and educators. With new threats on the horizon, now is a great time to talk about maintaining good hygiene and health practices in schools.  As we watch schools and...

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Tips for Coping with Personal Mental Illness

Tips for Coping with Personal Mental Illness

March 04, 2020 | Administrators Mental Health Parents Stress Students Teachers

Listen According to NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness), on average, 1 in 5 Americans in the general population experience mental illness at some point in their adult life. 1 in 25 experience severe or chronic mental illnesses. It comes as no surprise that teachers are not an exception...

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Combatting Personal Bias in the Classroom

Combatting Personal Bias in the Classroom

February 19, 2020 | Parents Student Achievement Students Teachers

Listen Humans have a natural tendency to want to group themselves with other people who are similar. It’s likely an instinct that at one point helped us survive and keep our families intact. Now, however, the instinct can be less helpful. There are many ways we separate ourselves including race,...

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Dysgraphia and Writing Disorders: Beginning with Dyslexia

Dysgraphia and Writing Disorders: Beginning with Dyslexia

February 18, 2020 | History Parents Performance Student Achievement Students Teachers

Listen The first cases of dyslexia were written about in the 1880s, around the time both Samuel Orton and Anna Gillingham were both born. In the 1920s, the two had started working toward what is now known as the Orton-Gillingham approach, which laid the foundation for educating students with dyslexia...

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Dealing with Difficult Parents of Middle and High School Students

Dealing with Difficult Parents of Middle and High School Students

February 17, 2020 | Parents Teachers

Listen It has often been said that teaching would be easy if it was just dealing with students; it’s the adults who make it so difficult. Parents can be a teacher’s greatest ally, but it just takes one or two difficult parents to make it feel like they are all...

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Dealing with Difficult Parents -In the Elementary Setting

Dealing with Difficult Parents -In the Elementary Setting

February 14, 2020 | Parents Performance Students Teachers

Listen The relationships we build with families through the school are unique and sometimes filled with complications. We tend to feel very strongly about our students, and we wouldn’t be in the education profession if we didn’t want the best for each one of them. Yet, we often forget that...

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Great Games for Learning, Part 4:  Math Games for 3rd-5th Graders

Great Games for Learning, Part 4: Math Games for 3rd-5th Graders

February 07, 2020 | Parents Performance Students Teachers

Listen Math is one of the best areas to use board games as practice and review for learning skills. Math just lends itself so nicely to gameplay. We’ve searched for some of our favorite board, dice, and card games that can be used for building math skills and placed them...

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Working with Young and Inexperienced Parents of Students

Working with Young and Inexperienced Parents of Students

February 06, 2020 | Parents Student Achievement Students Teachers

Listen Parenting is a tough gig, and when working with younger children, it’s especially clear when your student is coming from a family with very young parents who have little social support. Educators are in a unique position to help young and inexperienced parents. Here are a few things we’ve...

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