Category Archives: Free Spirit News

Enter to win Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School!

This giveaway is now closed. We’re giving away copies of Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School to five lucky readers! The 48 practical, research-based lessons in the book teach students prosocial attitudes and behaviors to prevent bullying. To Enter: Leave … Continue reading

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Tips to Reengage Kids Who Have Checked Out for the School Year

Keeping your students engaged during the final weeks of school can be a challenge. The Free Spirit Advisory Board members are here to share their best advice for reengaging kids who have checked out for the school year. “Keeping kids … Continue reading

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Enter to Win the Laugh & Learn® Series

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Meredith! This month we’re thrilled to give away a complete set of eleven books from the Laugh & Learn series, featuring realistic topics, practical advice, silly jokes, fun illustrations, and a kid-centric … Continue reading

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National Library Week Book Recommendations

To celebrate National Library Week, we talked books with our Advisory Board and Teen Advisory Council. Advisory Board members shared books that every educator needs, and our Teen Council members shared the best lesson they learned from a book. The … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Books on Differentiation

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Barbara K! These four unique titles offer strategies for educators who are new to differentiating instruction and for those who are ready to take it to the next level. Use these titles … Continue reading

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