Author Archives: Free Spirit Publishing

Preparing for Bullying Prevention Month

By Stephanie Filio With the unending pressures of social media and confusing behavioral standards for today’s children, it has become clear that students need a little extra help and guidance in their hallways. In response, most schools and school systems … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Help Teens Make a Difference in Their Communities

The drive to make a difference in the world is a powerful one, but sometimes teens don’t know where to start. Here are eight ways teens can make a difference in their local communities. Share this list with the teens … Continue reading

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Enter to Win the Real Kids, Real Stories Series!

This month we’re giving away all three books in the Real Kids, Real Stories series. The books include true stories featuring young people overcoming adversity to achieve great things, making a difference around the world, and showing extraordinary character. One … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Supplies for Your Special Education Classroom

By Andrew Hawk The beginning of the school year is an exciting and busy time for teachers. Having just prepared for the beginning of my twelfth year as a teacher, I can honestly say that I am still just as … Continue reading

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Everyday Mindfulness in the Classroom

By Liz Bergren Mindfulness, a buzzword we hear everywhere. The term, first coined by Buddhist scholar T.W. Rhys Davids, was reintroduced to us as a practice through the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979. Kabat-Zinn is a renowned MIT-educated scientist … Continue reading

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