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10 Fun STEAM Activities for Do-It-Yourself Learning

Adapted from STEAM In a Jar®: Experiments, Activities, and Trivia for Your Classroom by Garth Sundem With school right around the corner, here are some activities to help counter summer learning loss and get kids back into the swing of … Continue reading

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Expanding the #MeToo Conversation: Discussion Prompts for Tweens and Teens About Gender, Boundaries, and Respect

Adapted from Questions & Quotes for Girls In a Jar®. The recent #metoo conversations and the increasing number of sexual assault allegations in the media bring attention to the questions of where and how we are talking with tweens and … Continue reading

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9 Prompts to Spark Discussion During Bullying Prevention Month

Adapted from Bully Free Zone® In a Jar®: Tips for Dealing with Bullying Kids know bullying is bad, but they don’t always have the tools or skills to deal with it when it happens. These nine discussion prompts will get … Continue reading

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Teachers Tell Us: Tried-and-True Icebreaker Activities for the New School Year

Icebreaker activities are a great way to get kids talking about themselves and connecting with their classmates. The Free Spirit Advisory Board is here to share their tried-and-true activities to break the ice and help kids feel excited for the … Continue reading

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Tips, Quotes, and Activities to Start the School Year on a Positive Note

Help your students (and yourself!) start off this school year right by staying positive. These tips, quotes, and helpful reminders for positive thinking can be perfect conversation starters for the classroom to keep kids feeling motivated to succeed. Words of … Continue reading

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