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Summer Drift: How to Sustain the Momentum of PBIS Year to Year

By Beth Baker, M.S.Ed., and Char Ryan, Ph.D., coauthors of The PBIS Team Handbook: Setting Expectations and Building Positive Behavior. This post was originally published July 11, 2014. Like most educators, we always enjoy summer break—doing a little traveling and … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Essentials

The end of summer is almost upon us and the first day of school is right around the corner. Free Spirit wants to help kids, teens, and educators start out their school year right with our back-to-school sale! Get 30% … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Parents of Students Transitioning to Middle School

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. For those of us on summer break, the end of July signals that our days of summertime frolicking are quickly coming to … Continue reading

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Looking Back, Looking Forward: How to Renew Your Passion for Teaching

By Sandra Heidemann, M.S., Beth Menninga, M.A.Ed., and Claire Chang, M.A., coauthors of The Thinking Teacher It’s the end of another school year. For many, the year finishes in May or June. For those who work through the summer, it … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Perfect: 6 Strategies for Coping with Perfectionism

By Shannon Anderson, author of Penelope Perfect Kids dealing with perfectionism may experience some anxiety as the new school year begins. After spending the last year trying to get everything just right, it can be daunting trying to show a … Continue reading

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