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Teacher Tip: How to Help Your Child Pay Attention (Just Think SLANT)

“Pay attention!” “You need to focus.” “Are you listening?” If you have a child with attention issues...

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Teacher Tip: Use Animated Videos to Help Your Child Learn to Make Inferences

A dog is waiting near an empty water bowl. What’s the dog feeling? You probably guessed that the dog...

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Teacher Tip: Switch the Homework Order

For better or worse, homework is part of school. There are some basic, universal tips to help homewo...

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Teacher Tip: My “Go To” Calming Technique for Overstimulated Kids

There are many techniques out there to help kids calm down. But my “go to” calming technique—especia...

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Teacher Tip: A Simple Highlighter Trick to Help Your Child With Writing

If your child is a struggling writer or has dysgraphia, she may have poor handwriting and trouble wi...

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