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8 Ways to Help Teens Make a Difference in Their Communities

The drive to make a difference in the world is a powerful one, but sometimes teens don’t know where to start. Here are eight ways teens can make a difference in their local communities. Share this list with the teens … Continue reading

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Teaching Children to Be Empathetic Givers: 5 Tips to Avoid the “Othering” of Need

By Jenny Friedman, Ph.D., author of Doing Good Together To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, public television stations held sweater drives. The idea came from Fred Rogers himself, as a way to encourage giving without promoting an … Continue reading

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Too Hungry to Learn: How to Help Students Facing Food Insecurity

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. If you’ve been an educator for any time at all, you’ve probably met this student: Nothing about his physical appearance sets him … Continue reading

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Simple Ways to Challenge Entitlement in Kids

By Jenny Friedman, Ph.D., author of Doing Good Together It’s easy to see how a child could act spoiled or entitled in today’s culture. Advertisers spend $17 billion annually targeting children, exposing each child to more than 40,000 advertisements a … Continue reading

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Be Thankful and Show Gratitude

Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. It can be difficult with the hustle and bustle of the holidays to pause for a moment and reflect on the people and things for … Continue reading

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