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How Kids Can Cope with Frustration and Disappointment During the Pandemic

By Allison Amy Wedell I think it’s safe to say that two of the dominant pandemic-induced emotions we’re experiencing are frustration and disappointment. There are so many things we can’t control, so many things we’re missing. I feel frustrated that … 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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Creative Ways to Help Teens Manage Difficult Emotions

By Rayne Lacko and Lesley Holmes, coauthors of Dream Up Now: The Teen Journal for Creative Self-Discovery Young people have never had more forms of communication and media for expressing feelings, rates of helplessness, anxiety, and depression. Teens are struggling … Continue reading

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Help Students Manage the Emotions of Going Back to School During the Pandemic

By Rayne Lacko, author of Dream Up Now: The Teen Journal for Creative Self-Discovery Going back to school can be stressful for children in the best of times, but a global pandemic can create emotional challenges that cause young people … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Help Young Children Calm Down

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning About Me & You, Learning to Get Along®, and Being the Best Me!® series We live in stressful times. One of the most frequent challenges parents and teachers face is with … Continue reading

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