Author Archives: Free Spirit Publishing

Teachers’ Mental Health: 8 Ways Principals Can Help

By Andrew Hawk When I was completing my undergraduate work, the number of teachers who would leave the teaching field within the first five years was widely discussed by professors and students. When people approach me for advice about entering … Continue reading

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Enter to Win the Kids Can Cope Series!

This month we are giving away the complete set of eight books in the Kids Can Cope series. These books offer kids a wide range of practical strategies they can use to cope with difficult feelings and situations. One lucky … Continue reading

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Service Learning During the Pandemic: One Teacher’s Perspective

By Isaiah Moore When I was younger, my friends and I had a favorite spot to play. Behind our local grocery store, there was a steep hill that provided a ton of fun. We would pick a few discarded boxes … Continue reading

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Top 20 Posts of 2020

As we reflect on the past year, we want to give a shout-out to our bloggers, authors, and readers! This year was challenging in many ways, and we’re thankful that you’re here to make our blog what it is. You … Continue reading

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Home for the Holidays

It’s probably an understatement to say that 2020 did not go as expected. And while the Free Spirits faced many challenges this year, we also celebrated many accomplishments. We rallied our authors and bloggers to share advice for teaching during … Continue reading

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