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Social Stories: An Individualized Learning Tool

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning to Get Along® series. This post was originally published April 4, 2013. A friend once asked me for advice regarding her two-year-old child. She was concerned about her daughter’s biting and … Continue reading

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12 Cyber Dilemmas to Get Teens Talking

From cyberbullying to privacy concerns, today’s connected teens face a host of ethical dilemmas and potential dangers. Use these twelve discussion starters to ignite meaningful conversations with teens about responsible ways to get connected while staying safe online: You started … Continue reading

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Amelia Earhart Day

Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. January 11 is Amelia Earhart Day. On January 11, 1935, Amelia Earhart became the first person—man or woman—to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean. Her … Continue reading

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January: It’s OK to Be Different Month

The end-of-year and holiday rush is over. Life is settling back into a routine for most of us, but there is still a lot to celebrate. January is filled with long lists of “awareness month” proclamations. You might choose to … Continue reading

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Character Education: Growth of the Whole Child

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning to Get Along® and Being the Best Me! series A few weeks ago I watched the true story Freedom Writers with my two teenage girls. In the movie, Erin Gruwell, a … Continue reading

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