Education: August 2017

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FREE BOOKLET: 10 AUTHORS SHARE STRATEGIES FOR STUDENT SUPPORT AND TEACHER SELF-CARE

As the new school year begins, don't let one important thing slip off your list: Taking care of yourself and your students' well-being!

Social-emotional support may not be measured on any standardized test but it is crucial to creating an environment in which both you and your students can thrive. Try these real-world tips recommended by fellow educators who have been there.

 
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The student is a member of the class--that's the starting point. The child's disability is not the starting point.

HELPING ALL STUDENTS GET AND STAY ORGANIZED

You have students in your class with a wide range of strengths and abilities. How can you help them get and stay on track from the get-go?

Try these tips from two experienced teachers who start with universal strategies for all students, then follow up with additional supports and adaptations for individual students or groups who need them.

 
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Trying to figure out the reason for inappropriate behavior is good detective work that that requires all of us to look at possible reasons for the misbehavior.

GET YOUR 2017-2018 INCLUSION HEROES CALENDAR!

Download your free 2017-2018 Inclusion Heroes calendar!

Meet 12 amazing heroes of inclusion from across the country—and let their super-powerful stories, insights, tips, and advice inspire you all year long.

(Complete the form to download calendars suitable for printing.)

 
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11 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR CLASSROOM A SAFE HAVEN

As long as children are traumatized, no learning can take place. Students who come to school from dangerous neighborhoods or chaotic households are already at a disadvantage.

Consider these 11 things you can do to provide a greater sense of security to the students who enter your classroom.

 
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10 Tips for a Collaborative IEP Process

10 CONFLICT-BUSTERS FOR IEP MEETINGS

Collaborative and productive IEP meetings lay the foundation for better student outcomes—but with so many complicated decisions involved, the meeting room can feel like a minefield.

Before clashing opinions, unspoken resentments, and miscommunications upend your IEP meeting, try these tips from a conflict resolution specialist.

 
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