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Grow Through What You Go Through: Finding Hope and Happiness During the Pandemic

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Y Is for Yet: A Growth Mindset Alphabet “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” —Duke Ellington To say the spread of Covid-19 and the resulting consequences caused problems would be an … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Foster Kindness in Your Virtual or Hybrid Classroom During the Pandemic

By Naomi Drew, M.A., author of Create a Culture of Kindness in Elementary School.  As teachers, we are charged with one of the most important tasks of all: shaping the futures of young people. It’s more important than ever to … Continue reading

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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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