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Positive Emotions in the Classroom: Tips for Boosting Curiosity, Hope, and Belonging

By Christa M. Tinari, M.A., coauthor of Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School: 48 Character-Building Lessons to Foster Respect and Prevent Bullying Have you heard that feelings are contagious? This is true in the classroom, as well as … Continue reading

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Make Many Glorious Mistakes This Year!

By Shannon Anderson, author of Penelope Perfect: A Tale of Perfectionism Gone Wild If you’re a teacher, you know that establishing a culture of kindness and courage from the get-go is SOOO important. When I kick off my first week … Continue reading

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3 Visual Teaching Strategies for Students with ADHD

By Ezra Werb, M.Ed., author of Teach for Attention! A Tool Belt of Strategies for Engaging Students with Attention Challenges Classrooms are busy little ecosystems: 20 to 35 students buzzing around, whiteboards covered with notes and reminders, each individual desk … Continue reading

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10 Strategies for Helping Students with ADHD Cope with Frustration

By Katherine Quie, Ph.D., L.P. As a child psychologist, I have years of experience working with children and adolescents with ADHD who struggle to cope with frustration. My therapy and testing referrals often have behaviors like: fighting skipping classes throwing … Continue reading

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The Picture Book Project: How a Group of Third Graders Continued the Story of Kindness

By Erin Frankel and Paula Heaphy, author and illustrator of the Weird series and Nobody! When Tim Francis, counselor at York and Jefferson Elementary Schools in Middlebury, Indiana, reached out to thank us for creating the Weird series, we had … Continue reading

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