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Professional development

What is Least Restrictive Environment?

When referencing the “least restrictive environment”, it sounds like a place. It is not one place; instead, it is a philosophy schools must use according

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Professional development

Challenges of a First-Year Teacher

Typical Challenges of a First-Year Teacher It’s the first day of school, filled with anticipation, hope, and even a touch of anxiety. After spending years

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Professional development

ESL Resources for New Teachers

Typical Challenges for New Teachers All new jobs are stressful in the beginning. However, nothing entirely prepares someone for their first job as a teacher.

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Professional development

EdTech: Tools to Increase Productivity

Professional Development and Outside of the Classroom Teachers have so much on their plates these days! Classroom management, lesson plans, collaborating with others, participating in

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Professional development

How to Best Help Students Hard of Hearing

Children with hearing loss can be affected at many different levels of significance. Some children may only experience a mild hearing loss while others may