Category Archives: Teaching

How to Foster Self-Advocacy in Children

By Afsaneh Moradian, author of Jamie’s Class Has Something to Say  Far too often we see the children in our lives as their gender and age group and make decisions accordingly. We put preschoolers in swimming class and sign six-year-olds … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Build Student Confidence for a New School Year

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. It’s … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Show LGBTQIA Children Love and Respect

By Afsaneh Moradian, author of the Jamie Is Jamie series  There’s been a lot of discussion in the news recently about children’s mental health. Kids are suffering from anxiety, grief, and depression. According to the CDC (2020), “Suicide has become … Continue reading

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How to Help Students Who Experience Food Insecurity Over the Summer

By Erik Talkin, CEO Foodbank of Santa Barbara County, California, and author of Lulu and the Hunger Monster™ Summer is on the way! Before we know it, school will be out for the year and teachers and students alike can … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Keep Kids Writing All Summer Long!

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Mindset Power: A Kid’s Guide to Growing Better Every Day This is a picture of my daughter, Maddie, from about ten summers ago. It was a beautiful summer day, and Maddie was spending some time … Continue reading

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