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How to Use #DisruptTexts for Transformative Learning

By Isaiah Moore Before the name Black Panther conjured images of a superhero, I’d heard it mentioned only once in school. My eleventh-grade US history teacher said blandly, “People died because of the racist beliefs of the Black Panthers. Their … Continue reading

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Anxiety and Goal Setting: 6 Ways to More Successful New Year’s Resolutions

By Summer Batte, author of Name and Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid’s Guide I’m not big on typical New Year’s resolutions. The concept is fundamentally positive—I love the sense of optimism and improvement inherent in the idea—but I find few … Continue reading

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How to Improve Children’s Sleep with Mindfulness

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What’s the Big Deal About Addictions? Mindfulness is a popular topic these days. It can be helpful for a variety of problems, including stress management, anxiety, chronic pain, and depression. Mindfulness is also … Continue reading

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Supporting Twice-Exceptional Students: A Q&A from Emily Kircher-Morris

By Emily Kircher-Morris, author of Teaching Twice-Exceptional Learners in Today’s Classroom Twice-exceptional (2e) learners are a unique layering of advanced cognitive ability (giftedness) and neurodivergence (autism, ADHD, dyslexia, etc.). Sometimes, their giftedness hides their struggles, until they are no longer … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Authors to Follow on Social Media

Looking for a way to connect with Free Spirit authors beyond their books and our blog? Many of them are on social media! Check out just a few of our children’s book authors and where you can find them below. … Continue reading

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