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20 Tips for Developing Positive Relationships with Parents

Elena Aguilar is an instructional and leadership coach in the Oakland Unified School District. Elena writes about education for Edutopia and for Education Week’s Teacher Magazine, and she is a member of the Teacher Leaders Network (www.teacherleaders.org). In addition, Elena … Read more.

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The FriendMaker app Helps Teens with Social Challenges Make Friends

The FriendMaker mobile app and the book The Science of Making Friends by Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson distill guidance from UCLA’s acclaimed PEERS program, the only evidence-based social skills intervention available for teens and young adults with autism and other social … Read more.

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The Crisis in College Admissions

By Jon Reider As director of a high school college counseling office for many years, I, and many of my colleagues across the country, see that the college admission process is in crisis.  Ideally, the process of selecting a college … Read more.

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Read Chapter 1 from Susan Conner’s new book TOURETTE SYNDROME & OCD CHECKLIST

By Susan Conners Children with TS are often teased and punished for the unusual yet uncontrollable symptoms of their disorder. Academic failure is common. The Tourette Syndrome/OCD Checklist helps parents and teachers to better understand children and youth with TS … Read more.

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Parent Guest Blog by Michele Borba

Parenting Advice to Help Your Child be Less Likely to be Bullied — What You and Your Child Need to Know By Michele Borba By some estimates, one in seven American schoolchildren is either a bully or a victim. Studies … Read more.

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