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To My Autistic Son’s New Teacher, Before the First Day of School

By: Courtnie Rederick. As both the mother of an autistic child and a teacher, here is a letter I wrote to my son's new teacher offering my support and partnership during the upcoming school year.

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Smart Review | Todo Math is a Great Daily Adventure

After spending a morning testing it out, both my son and I found the Todo math app to be user-friendly and fun, and feel it is without a doubt a great math learning tool.

7 days ago by

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The First Step in Engaging Parents is Getting to Know Them

By: Murray Woodard. Parents and families are essential stakeholders in improving education outcomes for students. Let's make an effort as schools to better engage with them for better outcomes.

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9 Children’s Books That Combine Storytelling with Math

Math is all around us, and stories are one way we attempt to understand the world. So here is a list of good books for children compiled by our friends at MIND Research that use story-telling to explore math concepts.

23 days ago by

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Beat the Summer Slide with Project-Based Learning

To avoid the dreaded "Summer Slide" with students, parents can harness the positive energy we all associate with summer break by helping children find educational projects around their own choices and interests.

one month ago by

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Getting Smart Podcast | Paul Tough on Helping Children Succeed

In this Getting Smart podcast, Tom Vander Ark and author Paul Tough discuss his new book, Helping Children Succeed, which includes combining personalized and project-based learning in next-gen learning models, building relationships and pedagogy.

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You Can Thank Mom for More than the Meal Itself: 15 Tips for Family Dinner

On Mother's Day, let's thank mom not only for the food she prepares with love, but the extra boost to educational success that sitting down to family meals provides to children.

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