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I know you know a child like this.  Has tons of information, loves to tell a story, has friends, plays a sport, loves projects but just can't seem to get organized.  For this article we will call her Sissy.   Sissy loves to write but she never finishes a story unless you push her and then she will write, "and then they all woke up"   Sissy probably needs...

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I love school!  I love it so much I found a way to never have to leave.  But, we all know this isn't true for everyone.  My brother, he didn't really care for school and I am sure the only thing that got him there without tears every day was the big playground equipment. Reading was not fun, writing on lines was not fun and basically...

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When I step up to support a new teacher it is typical we spend a fair amount of time discussing class rules.  Not classroom management which implies the teacher as a facilitator or manager of behaviors or lessons, but rules.  This has not changed in 20 years and too many times a new teacher is mistaken as to what happens with a list of rules. 1. If there...

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