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How to Reduce and Resolve Classroom Conflicts for a Peaceful New School Year

By Naomi Drew, M.A., author of No Kidding About Bullying: 126 Ready-to-Use Activities to Help Kids Manage Anger, Resolve Conflicts, Build Empathy, and Get Along. This post was originally published March 4, 2013. “Hey, get out of my way!” “No, … Continue reading

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Enter to win resources for National Bullying Prevention Month!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Rebecca! About one out of every four U.S. students will report being bullied this year, making bullying the most common form of violence experienced by young people in the nation. Many of … Continue reading

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Tattling vs. Reporting: Two Scenarios to Show the Difference

By Allison Wedell Schumacher Whether you’re a classroom teacher or a parent running a play group, you don’t have time (or, if you’re like me, the patience) to listen to tattling. On the other hand, you want your kids to … Continue reading

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Beyond the Playdate: Practicing Social Skills at Home

By Allison Wedell Schumacher In my other, pre-parent life, I was a professional actress. And while that may sound glamorous, it usually meant long hours rehearsing plays or musicals for shockingly low pay. Some say the rule of thumb is … Continue reading

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13 Tips to Avoid Teacher Burnout

Let’s face it: Teacher burnout happens. Stay focused, fresh, and energized with these tips and strategies: Recognize the accomplishments and successes of other teachers. If you’re feeling unappreciated, they probably are, too. And remember: What goes around, comes around. Let … Continue reading

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