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Modeling Compassion in Early Childhood Education

By Molly Breen When we teachers first decided to work in early care and education, our prevailing thought was likely, “I love being with children,” and perhaps, “I’m good with kids.” Once we began our early years of teaching, we … Continue reading

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The Rabbit Hole of Compassion Fatigue

By Stephanie Filio Throughout the school year, I can count on having this conversation over and over again with anxious students who need to be coaxed back from an emotional or behavioral calamity: I ask them, “Remember Alice in Wonderland?” … Continue reading

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When Your Child Bullies: 8 Steps Parents Can Take

By Phyllis Kaufman Goodstein, LMSW, author of Stand Up to Bullying!  Bullying reports may be something we read about in the newspaper, see online, or view on television. It can seem miles away from home, so it’s not unusual for parents … Continue reading

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7 Steps to a Classroom Free From Bullying

by Phyllis Kaufman Goodstein, author of Stand Up to Bullying! Bullying has become an omnipresent word in media headlines. That’s not surprising, because bullying occurs every 25 minutes in classrooms and every 12 minutes on school playgrounds. Peer-on-peer aggression has … Continue reading

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Make Kindness Go Viral in the New Year

By Justin W. Patchin, Ph.D., and Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D., coauthors of Words Wound The beginning of a new year is a good time to reflect on the previous year while setting goals for the future. Most New Year’s resolutions focus … Continue reading

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