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Midyear IEP Checklist

With the school year half over, it’s a good time to touch base with any parents of students who have an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Although it’s not necessary to review these with parents every semester, it can be worthwhile if you have concerns or just want to make sure parents are in the loop about their child’s performance and behavior in your classroom.

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Tips for Self-Care During Stressful Times

First semester is coming to a close and it’s time for a little rest and relaxation. This year has been particularly stressful with many students catching up from the disruptions caused by remote learning. If you’re feeling the stress, here are a few self-care tips.

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Five Signs That Your Student Might Have a Serious Learning Issue

Learning issues can cause a great deal of stress and school problems. Here are five signs that your student might have a learning issue.

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Promoting Kindness in Your Classroom During National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and you can show your support by starting classroom conversations and sharing resources with students. 

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How to Help Your Students Reduce Test Stress

Tests can be stressful for many students. Here are a few tips to share with them that will help reduce the nerves that are common with test-taking. If you have a student whose study skills seem to need strengthening, refer them to Huntington. We’ll help them become more effective learners who are capable of problem-solving, thinking critically, and proving their knowledge. This will build their confidence as test-takers and students.

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Preparing to Make Up Lost Ground in the Post-COVID Classroom

With a return to typical school format this fall, you’re probably feeling a lot of excitement… and nerves. There’s plenty to deal with after a year and a half of closed schools and remote learning, hybrid in-person/remote school, and stress for students and teachers alike. Here are a few ways to go into this school year with optimism.

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