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9 Ways to Boost Inclusiveness and Help Marginalized Kids Fit In

By Michele Borba, Ed.D., author of  The 6Rs of Bullying Prevention: Best Proven Practices to Combat Cruelty and Build Respect “I don’t know why I bother,” the student told me. “Nobody at this school cares about me. Do you know … Continue reading

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Using Poetry to Teach Social-Emotional Skills

By Judy Lalli, M.S., author of I Like Being Me After my father was a victim of a stroke in his late 80s, he could still recite poems he had learned as a child—some of them in a second language! … Continue reading

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How to Help Kids Stay Connected with Peers (Not Electronics!) in the Summer

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends Most kids look forward to summer vacation. After all, they’ve been working all year, and they’re ready for a break from getting up early, doing … Continue reading

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Start ’em Young: Preventing Bullying in Preschool

By Allison Wedell Schumacher When you were dreaming of being a parent, chances are your dreams didn’t include a call from your child’s school telling you that he or she was bullying a classmate. No parent wants to think their … Continue reading

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Beyond the Playdate: Practicing Social Skills at Home

By Allison Wedell Schumacher In my other, pre-parent life, I was a professional actress. And while that may sound glamorous, it usually meant long hours rehearsing plays or musicals for shockingly low pay. Some say the rule of thumb is … Continue reading

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