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9 Ways to Build Student Confidence for a New School Year

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. It’s … Continue reading

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Dancing Through the ABCs of Nature

By Connie Bergstein Dow, author of From A to Z with Energy! 26 Ways to Move and Play This is a playful movement game that can be incorporated into a walk outdoors and will add a little extra fun to … Continue reading

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4 Ideas to Encourage Learning and Growth Mindset Thinking This Summer

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Mindset Power: A Kid’s Guide to Growing Better Every Day The warmer months are filled with new things growing in nature, time off from school to pursue interests, and opportunities for camps, classes, sports, and … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Encourage Children’s Wonder and Curiosity This Summer

By Deborah Farmer Kris, author of the All the Time series On the last day of school this year, my son’s second-grade teacher gave a homemade certificate to every child, highlighting one of their strengths. “Most Inquisitive!” I said, looking … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for Unexpected Questions from Young Children

By Lauren Starnes, Ed.D., author of Big Conversations with Little Children: Addressing Questions, Worries, and Fears To work with young children means to always expect the unexpected question at the unexpected time. As young children’s world becomes increasingly saturated by … Continue reading

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