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Minute Meetings for Reaching Every Student

By Stephanie Filio Raise your hand if you will be teaching school digitally. Raise your hand if you will be teaching students on a hybrid or elective schedule. Raise your hand if you will be teaching 100 percent of students … Continue reading

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Opportunities for Student Voice

By Stephanie Filio Young people have long struggled with their place in the world. Each generation finds a new atmosphere of experiential learning and growing worldviews in adolescence. As children shed their parents’ perspectives, they establish their own values and … Continue reading

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How to Guide Service Learning During Learn-from-Home

By Stephanie Filio We’re home. We’re home with our work and our kids and our chores. While it has been difficult to alter our lives during self-isolation, many of us are learning how much we appreciate extra time and what … Continue reading

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Heading to Middle School: It’s Going to Be Okay

By Amanda C. Symmes, LICSW Note: While it’s uncertain what the next school year will look like, soon-to-be middle schoolers are still making the transition to a new environment. Whether students are in the classroom or learning from home, the … Continue reading

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Helping New Middle Schoolers Make the Big Leap

By Stephanie Filio Change requires transition—between grade levels, habits, jobs—and, though often difficult, ultimately leads us to grow and progress in life. During this COVID-19 pandemic, much of our world is transitioning from a carefree communal life to anxious isolation. … Continue reading

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