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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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FAQs About Special Education and the New Administration

Understood does not take positions on government policy. Some of our 15 founding partners may, howev...

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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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Henry Winkler Provides a Deeper Look at His Struggles With Dyslexia

Henry Winkler has shared a lot about his dyslexia. He’s also the author of a series of children’s bo...

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