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New Colors and Connections for Earth Hour in Times of COVID-19

By Bernardo Marçolla, author of Me and You and the Universe Today we are experiencing an unprecedented phenomenon on a worldwide scale related to the wide spread of COVID-19. In many countries, strict quarantines have been adopted, with profound impacts … Continue reading

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To Help Kids Succeed, Help Them Fail

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of LGBTQ: The Survival Guide for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens  As mentors, how do we help kids succeed? Perhaps we’ve largely been starting with the wrong (or at least an unhelpful) question. … Continue reading

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When the Weather Outside Is Frightful, Indoor Recess Can Be Delightful!

By Shannon Anderson, author of Penelope Perfect: A Tale of Perfectionism Gone Wild Many of us are already experiencing the cold, rain, and snow this time of year brings. And you know what that means . . . indoor recess! … Continue reading

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13 Refreshing Ideas to Prevent Teacher Burnout During Winter Break

You’ve made it through DEVOLSON (the dark, evil vortex of late September, October, and November). Congrats! But as the winter break looms ahead, you may feel the stress begin to creep back in. Try any (or all!) of these options … Continue reading

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Help Kids Develop a Growth Mindset with the Theory of Multiple Intelligences

By Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D., author of Smarts! Everybody’s Got Them There’s a lot of emphasis in contemporary culture on children’s achievement levels, starting in preschool, where studies contend that teaching math at that level will give kids a leg up … Continue reading

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