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The Power of Young People: 14 Ways Students Are Making a Difference

By Natalie C. Jacobs, J.D., coauthor of Every Vote Matters: The Power of Your Voice, from Student Elections to the Supreme Court Youth activism and civic engagement are nothing new. Young people often have an energy and a determination that … Continue reading

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Helping Kids Build Self-Esteem as a Lifelong Practice

By Liz Bergren In my teaching experience, I found it difficult to find lesson plans on self-esteem that could provide deep insight into the topic and practical strategies students could walk away with. The internet is filled with one-off lessons … Continue reading

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Building Trust in the Middle School Classroom

By Liz Bergren There is nothing more important than a safe, positive, nurturing classroom environment. Learning can only take place if students feel comfortable and safe in their learning spaces. Building trust and rapport among peers in the room as … Continue reading

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Helping Students Cope with Holiday Stress

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What to Do When You’re Scared & Worried: A Guide for Kids The holidays can be a joyful time for many of us. Kids look forward to gift giving, having time off from … Continue reading

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Personalized Learning and Gifted Students

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. One … Continue reading

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