Tag: parent teacher conference


No Child Left Behind: Making Sure No-One Is Left Behind In The Classroom Education

Making Sure No-One Is Left Behind In The Classroom Integrated Learning Strategies is excited to feature no child left behind in this guest post. While many of the recommendations below are great for select children and parents, some accommodations or exceptions may be made for children with learning challenges and learning disabilities. With the passing of the No Child Left Behind law, we’re all becoming a lot...

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IEP Assistance: Does my Child Qualify for an IEP and what are the Steps to Getting Approved? Education

IEP Assistance: Does my Child Qualify for an IEP and what are the Steps to Getting Approved? This article provides beginning steps for parents to gain an IEP to help their child in school. In many cases, a student with a learning disability can benefit from having what is called an Individualized Education Program (IEP). If you are a parent of a child that has...

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Exam Stress: How to Help Your Children Cope With Exam Stress Education

Exam Stress: How to Help Your Children Cope With Exam Stress Integrated Learning Strategies is excited to feature tips that help children cope with exam stress. While many of the recommendations below are great for children and parents, some accommodations or exceptions may be made for children with learning challenges and learning disabilities. Exams are among the most stressful life events for most college students. After...

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Faster Doesn’t Equal Smarter: Are TIMED READING TESTS Preventing our Kids from Actually Reading? Reading

Faster Doesn’t Equal Smarter: Are Timed Reading Tests Making our Kids Dumber? Timed reading tests such as the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) test have been widely used in schools around the country since 2001. Because we are constantly trying to help our students compete with our international counterparts, many educators and administrators have come up with new methods over the years...

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Washington Post Image Education

Recess: It’s important. Does your child get enough of it? Great article originally posted in the Washington Post by Emily Sohn discussing the importance of recess and how children aren’t getting the movement they need to excel in the classroom. Full details below. Article written by Emily Sohn My son is in second grade at a public school that offers 15 minutes of recess after...

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5 Smart Questions to Ask During Parent Teacher Conference Education

5 Smart Questions to Ask During Parent Teacher Conference Parent Teacher Conference. When that moment arrives, I’m always a ball of nerves. As a parent, I love to hear about my children’s successes. I already know they’re wonderful, but I also know that they’re perfectly imperfect human beings. So as much as I know I should be embracing the opportunity to help them embrace and...

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BACK TO SCHOOL: Important Strategies to Make a Positive Relationship with Your Child’s Teacher Parent's Corner

Smart Ways to Make a Positive Relationship with Your Child’s Teacher I think it’s safe to say that the jitters and anxiety associated with a new school year doesn’t just pertain to our kids. Every teacher has their unique way of running things and, as parents, we have to learn their rules and organization methods almost as thoroughly as our children do if we want to...

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Back to Basics with Back to School Goals Education

Back to Basics with Back to School Goals  By Alyssa Craig The summer has flown by and the beginning of the school year is right around the corner. This is a great time to get your family together and make some back to school goals. Your goals can cover everything from healthy eating, to getting homework done, to setting financial goals individually and as a...

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How to Make Your Parent Teacher Conference More Effective Parent's Corner

How to Make Your Parent Teacher Conference More Effective With the holidays quickly approaching, we are all easily distracted with family gatherings and preparations for our kids’ events. And, just to make life harder and to complicate things further, parent teacher conferences are on the horizon. With all the events coming up, it’s easy to brush that meeting under the rug and dust it off the...

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