Students Painting in class

Using Art Therapy for Autistic Students

Through the creativity that comes with art therapy, students with autism spectrum disorder can use their imagination to improve skills, work through feelings, reduce stress, improve well-being, and express themselves to the world. According to the Monarch Center for Autism, art “provides opportunities for positive experiences that can translate into enhanced classroom performance and increased…

Teacher tip: teach summer school outside.

Tips for Teaching Elementary Summer School

Teaching summer school can be stressful. You have less flexibility and preparation time, and students are counting on you to help them master the standards before school starts. Here are eight tips to make your upcoming summer school successful for you and your students. Stop Calling It Summer School No child likes going to “school”…