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4 Ways to Encourage Children’s Wonder and Curiosity This Summer

By Deborah Farmer Kris, author of the All the Time series On the last day of school this year, my son’s second-grade teacher gave a homemade certificate to every child, highlighting one of their strengths. “Most Inquisitive!” I said, looking … Continue reading

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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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Curiosity Is Essential to Children’s Learning (And It Didn’t Kill the Cat!)

By Allison Wedell Schumacher My daughter didn’t go through the terrible twos. She went through what her dad and I referred to as the thespian threes. Because EVERYTHING. WAS. SO. DRAMATIC. I’d have been at the end of my rope … Continue reading

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