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Guest Post: Take Part in National Family Volunteer Day

By Jenny Friedman, Ph.D., and Jolene Roehlkepartain, authors of Doing Good Together On the Saturday before Thanksgiving, families across the country volunteer in ways that are meaningful and make a difference. This year, National Family Volunteer Day is November 22. … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Help Students Write Personal Statements for College Applications

By Ann Camacho, editor of  Bookmarked, a collection of teen essays The big question that so many of my students ask me at this time of year is “How do I write a personal statement that will assure me entrance to … Continue reading

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Challenge Your Students to Do NaNoWriMo

By Eric Braun November has started, but it is not too late to get kids involved in an interesting writing project. If a novel is too ambitious, a novella or a couple of short stories can spur the creative juices. Have … Continue reading

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Guest Post: “Making Inroads” at NAGC’s Annual Convention: Five Tips for Maximizing Your Experience

By Dina Brulles, coauthor of  Teaching Gifted Kids in Today’s Classroom The National Association for Gifted Children’s (NAGC) 61st Annual Convention & Exhibition takes place in Baltimore, MD, November 13–16, 2014. Are you ready? Whether this is your first NAGC … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Boys and Bullying

By Erin Frankel, author of the Weird series Boys and bullying were a part of my childhood. During middle school, I was bullied by a boy, and I became one of thousands of children who frequently miss school to avoid … Continue reading

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