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HOW TO HELP STUDENTS COPE AFTER A HURRICANE

Disasters, both nearby and far away, often cause stress, anxiety, and fear in children before, during, and long after an event occurs. The timing and widespread impacts of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma have many children all over the country feeling uneasy. This article will share ways to help children

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THREE PARENT / TEACHER CONFERENCE TIPS AND IDEAS

Here are a few of my favorite tips and ideas for successful parent teacher conferences and spotlight two of the products I personally use when it comes toconferencesandreport cards. Tip #1: While you want to provide each family with ample time to discuss their child’s  progress, there are many families

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DAILY COMMUNICATION FOLDERS

Last year, as part of my Classroom Management Series, I blogged a bit about communication folders. I’ve cut and pasted that post below, but felt there was a lot more detail that could be added in regards to what I do in my classroom.  So I snapped some pictures, made

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Winter Opinion Writing FREEBIE!

Grab this freebie and engage your students in a fun seasonal activity. It’s a great way to practice opinion writing.