Tag Archives: kindness

Enter to win The Balanced Teacher Path!

This giveaway is now closed. 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 avoid burnout. A perfect … Continue reading

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Your Summertime Plan “BE”

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. The other day, a friend said something that gave me pause: “We can’t overflow where there is no flow.” Wait, I wondered, … Continue reading

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Enter to win Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School!

This giveaway is now closed. We’re giving away copies of Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School to five lucky readers! The 48 practical, research-based lessons in the book teach students prosocial attitudes and behaviors to prevent bullying. To Enter: Leave … Continue reading

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Simple Tips for a Kinder Middle School Culture

By Naomi Drew, M.A., and Christa M. Tinari, M.A., coauthors of Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School: 48 Character-Building Lessons to Foster Respect and Prevent Bullying Kids thrive in an atmosphere of kindness. They blossom, do better in … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Raising Emotionally Resilient Kids

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun In the 1984 movie The Karate Kid, a teenage boy becomes disheartened when his karate teacher has him doing chores to exhaustion day after day. Instead of teaching the boy … Continue reading

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