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How to Use Mental Health Check-Ins to Address Students’ Social and Emotional Needs

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Students often have many things going on in their lives that are hidden from view; they may be grappling with traumatic experiences … Continue reading

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Resolving Conflicts in Early Childhood Education: Sweat the Small Stuff

By Chris Amirault, Ph.D., and Christine Snyder, M.A., coauthors of Finding Your Way Through Conflict: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators The old adage “don’t sweat the small stuff” advises that we shouldn’t invest a lot of time or energy … Continue reading

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Why It’s Important for Teachers to Recognize and Understand Students’ Mental Health Challenges

By Myles L. Cooley, Ph.D., author of A Practical Guide to Mental Health & Learning Disorders for Every Educator: How to Recognize, Understand, and Help Challenged (and Challenging) Students Succeed There are lots of students with mental health challenges in … Continue reading

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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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How to Connect Virtual and In-Person Students

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Two years ago, we learned to search for unique student needs in our schools. Last year, we learned to reach students learning … Continue reading

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