Category Archives: Early Childhood

Tips and Activities for Teaching Intentional Listening

By Melissa Martin, author of  Tessie Tames Her Tongue: A Book About Learning When to Talk and When to Listen How do you help children better use the appendage sticking out on each side of their heads? How do you … Continue reading

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Getting Along: How to Foster the Student-Teacher Relationship

By Allison Wedell Schumacher Early in my college career, I met a woman named Kristine. I’m not going to lie: She really didn’t appeal to me. But we had several classes together and seemed to travel in similar social circles, … Continue reading

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Tongue-Taming Tips for Talkative Kids

By Melissa Martin, author of  Tessie Tames Her Tongue: A Book About Learning When to Talk and When to Listen How do you help a chatty kid with talking and listening skills? Children possess a natural curiosity about the human … Continue reading

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The Seven Senses

By Gill Connell and Cheryl McCarthy, coauthors of A Moving Child Is a Learning Child: How the Body Teaches the Brain to Think (Birth to Age 7). This post was originally published on the Moving Smart Blog. Seven? Yes, seven. … Continue reading

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Teaching Children the Value of Making Mistakes: A Case Study with Myself

By William T. Mulcahy, LPC, NCC, CEAP, author of the Zach Rules series Perhaps the most important habit I promote as a therapist and children’s author is healthy coping. Basically this means helping people learn and practice being able to … Continue reading

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