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Learn How Nutrition Feeds Academic Success

By Erik Talkin, author of Lulu and the Hunger Monster™ I was interested to read an article by Stephen Sawchuk in Education Week, referring to a new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research, which showed how the timing … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Foster Kindness in Your Virtual or Hybrid Classroom During the Pandemic

By Naomi Drew, M.A., author of Create a Culture of Kindness in Elementary School.  As teachers, we are charged with one of the most important tasks of all: shaping the futures of young people. It’s more important than ever to … Continue reading

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How to Build Empathy and Trust During Circle Time

By Lydia Bowers, author of We Listen to Our Bodies As educators, we tend to use circle time to recite the days of the week (clap, clap), sing a few songs, and introduce lessons. Instead, circle time can provide a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Modeling Kindness and Empathy

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends A new viral trend has been reported recently in the news: the “New Teacher Challenge.” Parents show their children photos of different people and tell … Continue reading

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Kids Can LEAP into Action to Fight Food Insecurity

By Erik Talkin, author of Lulu and the Hunger Monster Food insecurity (when a family doesn’t always have enough healthy food for the whole month) is a situation that can lead people to feel disempowered. When children are put in … Continue reading

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