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5 Mnemonic Strategies to Help Students Succeed in School

Use of mnemonics is a highly effective way to help students (with and without disabilities) recall and retrieve the new information you teach. This blog post shares 5 specific mnemonic strategies you can use in your classroom.

15 Fun Ways to Build Language & Literacy Skills in Young Learners

What makes a successful reader? The journey starts in early childhood classrooms, where young children are laying a foundation for their lifelong language and literacy skills. Children who hear more words and are exposed to more language games and activities will be better prepared for reading success—and this blog post gives teachers a bevy of bright […]

10 Conflict-Busters for IEP Meetings

Collaborative and productive IEP meetings lay the foundation for better student outcomes—but with so many complicated and emotionally charged decisions involved, the meeting room can feel like a minefield. Before clashing opinions, unspoken resentments, and miscommunications upend your IEP meeting, try these tips from seasoned conflict resolution specialist Nicholas Martin.

Family engagement from the early years to the early grades

This policy statement from the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Education (ED) provides recommendations to early childhood systems and programs on family engagement. Developing family and professional relationships linked to learning, development, and wellness is one of the listed practices. Developmental screenings that include parental perspectives help to achieve this.

Books that preschoolers like best

Research shows it is the talk that surrounds storybook reading that gives it power, and different kinds of books foster different kinds of talk. Use this tip sheet to learn the types of books preschoolers like best.