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How to Help Kids Conquer Back-to-School Fears

By Summer Batte, author of Name and Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid’s Guide The start of a new school year can be exciting—and also anxiety-provoking. When we anticipate change, it’s natural to worry. And what may seem like minor problems … Continue reading

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9 Fun Ideas for Welcoming Students Back to School and Getting Them Excited to Learn

By Andrew Hawk I hope all of you have been enjoying a relaxing summer. Before I had children of my own, I used to think summers passed more slowly than the rest of the year. There was always less to … Continue reading

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How to Help Kids Cope with Mixed Feelings About Back to School

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What to Do When You’re Scared and Worried: A Guide for Kids Most kids look forward to the end of the school year. No more getting up early, doing homework, studying for tests, … Continue reading

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9 Ways Administrators Can Prepare for the New School Year

By Andrew Hawk Even though students head home for the summer, at the majority of schools across the United States, the behind-the-scenes work of running a school never really stops. Sure, things slow down a little, but the gears keep … Continue reading

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Helping Kids Manage Their Back-to-School Anxiety: Dos and Don’ts

By Summer Batte, author of Name and Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid’s Guide The first day of school can be a source of anxiety in any year. But for many kids, this particular back-to-school season feels a lot more intense … Continue reading

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