Tag Archives: early childhood

Expanding Your Circles of Personal and Professional Support

By Sandra Heidemann, M.S., Beth Menninga, M.A.Ed., and Claire Chang, M.A., coauthors of Intentional Teaching in Early Childhood Ana had had a very long day. She sat down to write notes on a child’s behaviors that had troubled her. But … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Overcome Fear? Don’t.

By Allison Wedell Schumacher Have you ever looked at your child and wondered how he or she could actually be yours? I do that whenever the subject of pain comes up for my daughter or me. She and I could not … Continue reading

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Connecting and Collaborating with Your School and Community: Tips for School Counselors

Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. As a school counselor, one of the most rewarding aspects of your job can be connecting and collaborating with members of your school and community. … Continue reading

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Teaching Tolerance, Building on Common Ground

For most adults, the devastating images of 9/11 represent events in our lived experience. For kids in today’s elementary and middle school classrooms, however, 9/11 is historical, and they have no actual personal memories of the day. Even students who … Continue reading

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