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Stressed Out Teens? How to Help Teens Set Goals That Feel Good

By Rayne Lacko, coauthor of Dream Up Now: The Teen Journal for Creative Self-Discovery You don’t need a magic wand to help young people break free of negative feelings and claim a clear vision of a positive future. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Positivity Strategies to Develop Self-Regulation for Students’ Mental Health and Learning

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. Recently … Continue reading

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How to Recognize and Support Gifted Students in Under-Identified Populations

By Jean Sunde Peterson, Ph.D., coauthor of Bright, Complex Kids: Supporting Their Social and Emotional Development Bright kids who fit high-ability stereotypes (high achieving, conscientious, well-behaved, eager to show what they know) are likely to be referred to selection committees … Continue reading

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How to Involve Tweens and Teens in Holiday Giving

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects, What Do You Stand For? For Teens, The Teen Guide to Global Action, and Social Emotional Stories The big questions will hit you: “How do I start a … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Underdog: 3 Tips for Teaching in a Short-Staffed School

By Justin Ashley, author of The Balanced Teacher Path: How to Teach, Live, and Be Happy What are the challenges teachers are facing during this pandemic? Since I can only write about 1,000 words for this blog post, I can’t … Continue reading

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