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Great Ways to Get to Know Your Students During the First Weeks of School

A new school year brings new students and plenty of excitement. For some students, it can also bring some discomfort while adapting to a new schedule, getting to know different teachers and worrying about any academic challenges from the prior school year.

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Tips to Get Parents Involved This School Year

Building a strong partnership between school and home is one of the best ways to support your student’s success. As for how to get parents involved in school activities and the classroom, here are a few practical suggestions.

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Signs Your Student Needs Tutoring Outside of School

It’s probably pretty obvious when a student is struggling in class, and as you know, getting that child help sooner rather than later is crucial. Here are a few signs that one of your students needs tutoring help

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What is the Chunking Method of Teaching?

At Huntington Learning Center, we have long embraced the chunking method in our tutoring programs. What exactly is chunking? Put simply, this is a teaching strategy where larger, more complex topics are broken down into smaller units or “chunks.”  

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Tips For Teaching Multiplication to Elementary Students

Mastering multiplication requires both memorization and comprehension of strategy. Here are a few tips for helping your elementary students build a solid foundation.

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If you have taught students with special needs before, you’re familiar with the Individualized Education Program (IEP). The IEP is a requirement for every student receiving special education services and is the blueprint for teachers, parents and other school personnel to help each student receive a quality education. Here’s what goes into the IEP, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

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