Tag Archives: making and keeping friends

Back in the Classroom: Helping Students Feel Confident Making Friends This Fall

By Eric Braun, author of Make a Friend, Be a Friend New pencil box. Backpack. Bouncing through a crowd of kids, tummy full of butterflies. What’s my teacher like? When’s recess? Who’s in my class? Who do I sit by? … Continue reading

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How to Help Kids Make Friends During the Pandemic

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends With the COVID-19 pandemic going into its second year, we are starting to see the mental health of children and teens decline as they continue … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Boost Inclusiveness and Help Marginalized Kids Fit In

By Michele Borba, Ed.D., author of  End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy: The Proven 6Rs of Bullying Prevention That Create Inclusive, Safe, and Caring Schools “I don’t know why I bother,” the student told me. “Nobody at this school cares about … Continue reading

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Social Skills Classes Help Autistic Kids

By Mary Stefanski, mother of Daniel Stefanski, author of How to Talk to an Autistic Kid Since the publication of How to Talk to an Autistic Kid two years ago, people often ask me, “Does Daniel have more friends now?” … Continue reading

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