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The Writing on the Wall: 10 Bulletin Boards to Support Social-Emotional Learning

By Barbara Gruener Maybe you’ve heard the expression, Show me your friends and I’ll show you your future. Might it follow then that if you showed me the halls and walls of your school, I’d know everything there is to … Continue reading

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Simple Strategies to Incorporate Character Education into Your Classroom

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects: Over 500 Service Ideas for Young People Who Want to Make a Difference Hey, classroom teachers—are you frustrated with trying to incorporate character education into your classroom? You … Continue reading

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The Ripple Effect of Sportsmanship

By Brad Herzog, author of the Count on Me: Sports series Summer (and with it the summer sports season) is a good time to examine good sportsmanship—both the reasons for it and the reactions to it. While writing Inspiring Stories of … Continue reading

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Build a Classroom Where Caring Is Common

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. A recent study by the Make Caring Common Project showed that 80 percent … Continue reading

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Oh, the Drama! 11 Scenarios to Help Teens Work Through Sticky Social Situations

Adapted from How Rude!® In a Jar®: Prompts, Tips, Skits, and Quips About Social Skills, Good Manners, and Etiquette by Alex J. Packer, Ph.D. With summer right around the corner, teens will be spending a lot more time with their … Continue reading

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