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Back-to-School Transitions: Tips for Parents

Posted by Notre Dame of Banga on May 25, 2010 at 5:58 AM Comments comments (0)

By Ted Feinberg, EdD, NCSP, & Katherine C. Cowan

National Association of School Psychologists

Getting a new school year off to a good start can influence children’s attitude, confidence, and performance both socially and academically. The transition from August to September can be difficult for both children and parents. Even children who are eager to return to class must adjust ...

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Preparing for the First Day of School: Important for New Teachers

Posted by Notre Dame of Banga on May 17, 2010 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (0)

When a new teacher receives her first position as a classroom teacher, excitement runs high. It is time to start preparing for the first day of school now, long before the doors of the school open in the fall. It is important meet the staff, learn about the school and be prepared for lesson planning and teaching.

Staffing and School Preparations for the Start of School

Meet the secretaries, nurse, and any other support staff assigned to your schoo...

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7 Great Ways to Prepare for School

Posted by Notre Dame of Banga on May 11, 2010 at 9:29 PM Comments comments (0)

Summer holidays are almost over and students young and old will soon return to school. Going back to school can be an exciting time and properly preparing for it can help. Consider these ideas for bringing students out of summer holidays and back into school routine.

Read more at Suite101: 7 Great Ways to Prepare for School: Tips and Ideas for Returning Students.


1. Sleep Earlier and Wake Earlier

During the summer, many students tend t...

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