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How to Identify, Reverse, and Prevent Learning Loss with School-Wide Strategies

Learning loss, whether it stems from summer break, covid-19, self-esteem, or environmental factors is something that we as educators have faced for a very long time. This blog will present practical and easily applicable strategies that your entire school can use to identify, reverse, and prevent learning loss to help close the learning gaps that our students have sustained.

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Leading in a Time of Crisis:  Why All Educational Leaders Need to Make SEL a Priority

This time of forced school closures and alternative learning presents the opportunity to learn more about how to implement SEL and how it’s connected to equity, cultural inclusivity and family engagement, school climate and safety, and academic achievement.

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How to Combat Summer Slide and Plan for Success in the New Year

Combat Summer Slide and Plan for Success. It is important get organized early in order to have enough time to plan out all of the details of the summer program. Spending quality time preparing at the beginning will help ensure that the right team is in place to support the program and that students and families will have a positive and enriching experience.

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What’s All the Buzz About SEL? 5 Ways to Introduce the Emotion Revolution to Your School!

It seems the term Social Emotional Learning or SEL is everywhere these days. For many educators, this is met with a collective sigh of relief. At long last, we are talking about more than just academics and standardized testing when it comes to providing students with a quality education. To others, however, the buzz about SEL may be cause for concern. Is SEL merely a trend? Is it just the flavor of the month that will soon fade away only to be replaced by the next big idea in education?

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5 Qualities of Effective Instructional Intervention

When you think of intervention, does your mind jump to paper-and-pencil, skill-and-drill activities with rote memorization? Intervention can be so much more dynamic. I like to think of intervention as a way to "light a fire" in my students. In fact, with more rigorous standards and higher expectations, it is critical that intervention motivates students, not just for the enjoyment of learning, but also to engage students in higher-order thinking.

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Testing: 5 Ways to De-Stress "The Test"

By: Becky BubPosted 03/09/16
Testing: 5 Ways to De-Stress "The Test"

Reducing stress during testing time is not just about creating a stress-free environment. It’s about helping students lessen the anxieties that aren't helpful for testing, and showing them that some stress can help you perform up to your potential. Here are a few simple stress-reducing tips for you and your students!

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