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Enter to win the Free Spirit Our Emotions and Behavior Series

This month we’re giving away the complete set of Our Emotions and Behavior books! The series uses cheerful, brightly illustrated stories to help kids understand how their emotions and actions are related—and how they can learn to manage both. How … Continue reading

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Kids Love Being Read To—and They Need It!

In many families, the typical nighttime ritual is take a bath, read aloud, then off to bed. For infants and toddlers, this establishes a routine to quiet down for the night. I know it worked in my home. My thirty-something … Continue reading

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Enter to win the Happy Healthy Baby Series

This month we’re giving away the complete set of Happy Healthy BabyTM books to five lucky winners! At times lively, at times gentle, these sturdy-format board books include photographs and whimsical illustrations that capture the moments and moods of baby’s … Continue reading

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Enter to win You’re Smarter Than You Think

Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences has revolutionized the way we think about being smart. Written by Thomas Armstrong, an award-winning expert on the topic, You’re Smarter Than You Think introduces the theory, explains the different types of intelligences (like … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: How to Engage Students in Learning, Part 1 (Plus, win a free book!)

Those of you who have followed my blog postings know I’m somewhat of a “self-regulation” nut. I stumbled upon the theory several years ago when I was working with high poverty schools. The well-meaning teachers I was working with were … Continue reading

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