Author Archives: Free Spirit Author

The Current State of Cyberbullying

By Judge Tom Jacobs, coauthor of Every Vote Matters: The Power of Your Voice, from Student Elections to the Supreme Court Over the past decade, adults and teenagers have been prosecuted for cyberbullying. Whether charged specifically with an act of … Continue reading

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Strategies for Kids Responding to Bullying

By William T. Mulcahy, LPC, NCC, CEAP, author of the Zach Rules series It’s not easy to admit it, but when I was younger, I bullied another kid in my parochial grade school while out on the playground. I remember … Continue reading

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Detect and Demystify OCD with Unstuck: An OCD Kids Movie

By Alison Dotson, author of Being Me with OCD: How I Learned to Obsess Less and Live My Life How would you respond if a student told you he’s sure he’ll turn into the Incredible Hulk if he wears green? … Continue reading

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Supporting Students with LGBT Parents

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens  There’s a lot of talk about how to support LGBT students, but what about students with LGBT parents? According to 2013 data … Continue reading

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Simple Strategies to Incorporate Character Education into Your Classroom

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects: Over 500 Service Ideas for Young People Who Want to Make a Difference Hey, classroom teachers—are you frustrated with trying to incorporate character education into your classroom? You … Continue reading

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