Author Archives: Free Spirit Publishing

Join the Free Spirit Advisory Council of Educators

Free Spirit is seeking early childhood educators and K–12 classroom teachers to join our Advisory Council of Educators. The advisory council provides valuable feedback to help make our books and other products even more beneficial for children and teens. Council … Continue reading

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Reflections on My First Year as Principal

By Andrew Hawk My hire date for my first and current administrative job was June 11, 2019. I started working at my school almost immediately. Now that my first year is coming to an end, I can honestly say that … Continue reading

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How to Guide Service Learning During Learn-from-Home

By Stephanie Filio We’re home. We’re home with our work and our kids and our chores. While it has been difficult to alter our lives during self-isolation, many of us are learning how much we appreciate extra time and what … Continue reading

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The Golden Hour: Dear Class of 2020

By Barbara Gruener I’d never even heard the phrase the golden hour until I entered that second-grade classroom in early March for a mindfulness visit and my student jumped up, blurting out, “Yay, it’s time for my golden hour!” Before … Continue reading

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On Memorial Day

Wherever this Memorial Day finds you, we hope that you are safe and healthy. We wish you gorgeous sunny weather. However you celebrate Memorial Day this year, may your day be relaxing and reflective. And don’t forget to stock up … Continue reading

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