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6 Student Empowerment Myths Every Teacher Should Know

By Patti Drapeau, author of Inspiring Student Empowerment: Moving Beyond Engagement, Refining Differentiation According to the Oxford Dictionary, empowerment is defined as “the power or authority given to someone to do something.” The definition also includes the process of becoming … Continue reading

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30 Easy Ways to Support Kids

by Judy Galbraith, president and founder of Free Spirit Publishing and coauthor of What Kids Need to Succeed I’ve always believed in focusing on kids’ strengths rather than on what they aren’t doing well. This value has also been a … Continue reading

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Service Learning Goes Blue

This week, the 23rd Annual National Service-Learning Conference: Our World, Our Future is taking place in Minneapolis. We are excited to be there for many reasons. Service learning experiences can tie kids to their communities in new and meaningful ways … Continue reading

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