Author Archives: Free Spirit Publishing

8 Ways to Make the Best of a School Day Gone Wrong

By Andrew Hawk Any experienced educator knows to expect the unexpected. In the course of a school day, challenges can come from many different directions. All the teachers I know can tell multiple stories about days that were progressing normally … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Today is Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Like many of you, we Free Spirits are celebrating with food, family, friends, or football, or are just finding a quiet moment to practice self-care. Our office will be closed today and … Continue reading

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8 Free Professional Learning Opportunities for Educators

Watch these edWeb and ECI webinar recordings, and you may be able to earn continuing education credits in 90 minutes or less. (All webinars are free, but you may be charged a small fee for continuing education credits.) You’ll find … Continue reading

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A Radical Approach to Anger Management

By Molly Breen In Molly Bang’s beautifully illustrated book, When Sophie Gets Angry—Really, Really Angry . . . , we see the young title character process through various stages of nuanced anger. She is an enormous and destructive figure, a … Continue reading

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Help Kids Build Confidence and Manage Self-Doubt

By Stephanie Filio I have never been coordinated beyond a slow walk particularly athletic, so naturally, I always hated PE class. In middle school, my hatred was at its peak. Every day, I entered the gym with my signature modus … Continue reading

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