Category Archives: Teaching

The Importance of Modeling Kindness and Empathy

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends A new viral trend has been reported recently in the news: the “New Teacher Challenge.” Parents show their children photos of different people and tell … Continue reading

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The Summer’s Blockbuster Horror Film: Virtual Learning

By Isaiah Moore Lately I’m reminded of old horror movies, when the monster finally shows itself. In the nick of time, the pursued escape, running and flinging sweat as they look back for the menacing creature. But in some weird … Continue reading

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Kids Can LEAP into Action to Fight Food Insecurity

By Erik Talkin, author of Lulu and the Hunger Monster Food insecurity (when a family doesn’t always have enough healthy food for the whole month) is a situation that can lead people to feel disempowered. When children are put in … Continue reading

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Grow Through What You Go Through

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Mindset Power: A Kid’s Guide to Growing Better Every Day Learning to navigate through the last several months has been challenging for most adults. Imagine the thoughts going through the minds of kids. Life is … Continue reading

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In Their Own Words: Students Talk About Racism and What They Need from Teachers

By Stephanie Filio Our students are our greatest primary sources, and they offer us more information than we can gain from any professional development session. The only way for us, as adults, to know what students feel, need, and hope … Continue reading

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