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6 Benefits of Arts and Crafts for Kids

By Gabriella Aldeman, author of Paula’s Patches  Art is a creative endeavor, but it’s also much more than that.  When children sit down to tackle an art project, they have to:   focus  follow instructions  use their fine and gross … Continue reading

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Understanding Worry in Children

by Deborah Serani, Psy.D., author of Sometimes When I’m Worried Worry is a type of anxiety. Children can get tangled in the circular thinking of worried thoughts at early ages. As adults, we can help little ones work through these … Continue reading

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10 Ways You Can Support Grieving Children at School

By Korie Leigh, Ph.D., author of What Does Grief Feel Like?  In your classroom, you have a grieving student. In fact, you probably have more than one. By 18, one in every 12 children will have experienced the death of … Continue reading

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4 Ideas for Practicing Mindfulness with Children

By Lynn Rummel, author of I Remember My Breath Think about the last time you smelled a flower. You probably looked at it first, held it to your nose, closed your eyes, and inhaled its sweet scent. For that split … Continue reading

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Achieving Equity in Gifted Education

By Dina Brulles, Ph.D., Kimberly Lansdowne, Ph.D., and Jack A. Naglieri, Ph.D., authors of Understanding and Using the Naglieri General Ability Tests: A Call for Equity in Gifted Education Increasing diversity and achieving equity has long been a goal of … Continue reading

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