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The Importance of Modeling Kindness and Empathy

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends A new viral trend has been reported recently in the news: the “New Teacher Challenge.” Parents show their children photos of different people and tell … Continue reading

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12 Ideas for Kindness in the Classroom

By Shannon Anderson, author of Penelope Perfect: A Tale of Perfectionism Gone Wild Kindness is an essential character trait we want all our students to embody in the classroom and the world around them. How can we encourage kindness? This … Continue reading

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9 Real-Life Dilemmas to Get Kids Thinking About Choices

Decision-making skills are important. Use these nine scenarios with students to spark conversation, reflection, and, hopefully, better choices. You’re walking through the school hallway when you hear some friends saying mean things about a classmate. You feel uncomfortable hearing such … Continue reading

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Build a Sense of Belonging in the Early Childhood Classroom

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning About Me & You, Learning to Get Along®, and Being the Best Me® series. Mr. Rogers was a strong advocate for children. In his much acclaimed and long running television show … Continue reading

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Enter to win The Balanced Teacher Path!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winners! We’re giving away copies of The Balanced Teacher Path to five lucky readers! In The Balanced Teacher Path, award-winning teacher Justin Ashley offers advice on achieving work-life balance and employing self-care techniques to … Continue reading

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