Author Archives: Free Spirit Publishing

Engaging Parents in Student Success

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. This wise proverb, suspected to have come from African roots, is really speaking to me as we launch into the 2017–2018 school … Continue reading

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Teaching Group Work: How to Facilitate Positive, Productive Student Collaboration

By Andrew Hawk One of the most important skills a teacher can instill in students is the ability to work well with others. The world is full of many personality types. Once students are out in the adult world, they … Continue reading

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Enter to win back-to-school essentials for kids of all ages!

The transition to a new school year can be stressful for students—a new bus to catch, new faces to learn, new hallways to navigate. From making friends to making the grade, our August giveaway prize bundle includes resources kids of … Continue reading

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Enter to win five In a Jar® products of your choice!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Laura! This month’s giveaway winner will get to choose any five In a Jar® products! With unique, engaging topics for all ages, our go-anywhere and easy-to-use jars make learning fun, portable, and spontaneous. The … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Strategies for Kids with ADHD

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. If you’ve been a caregiver for any amount of time, you may be familiar with the characteristics of a child diagnosed with … Continue reading

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