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Back to School: Setting the Stage for Kindness

by Erin Frankel, author of the Weird series For many students, a new school year brings a mixed bag of emotions. While looking forward to new experiences, students are also nervous about new classrooms, new teachers, and the prospect of … Continue reading

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Building Character with Nature’s Lessons

by Barbara A. Lewis, author of Building Character with True Stories from Nature and The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects Weldon lost his homework somewhere between the front door of the school and the school bus. He regularly lost it—dropping … Continue reading

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Fifty Years Later, “I Have a Dream” Still Resonates

The Legacy In 1963, thousands of civil rights activists from many parts of the United States joined the march on Washington, D.C., to protest ongoing racial discrimination. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial … Continue reading

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Keeping Cool

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. —Siddhartha Gautama Buddha If you know how to recognize when you are in a … Continue reading

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