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How Parents Can Help Kids Develop Self-Confidence

By Deborah Farmer Kris, author of the All the Time series A couple of years ago, my youngest child woke up and announced his intention to ride his bike without training wheels . . . right now. Note: he had … Continue reading

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Meeting the Needs of Students with IEPs During the Coronavirus

By Benjamin Farrey-Latz, author of I Can Learn Social Skills! Poems About Getting Along, Being a Good Friend, and Growing Up Before last March, had you ever heard of Zoom? How about Seesaw or Google Classroom? We have all been … Continue reading

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7 Questions That Show Why We Need to Ask Educators How to Safely Return to School

By Susan Stone Kessler, Ed.D., coauthor of The Principal’s Survival Guide. Like most educators, I am carefully following news about the possibility of school resuming in a few weeks. I have noticed that many of the people making recommendations are … Continue reading

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How Teachers Can Help Students with Mental Health Issues During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends Schools have been closed across the country for weeks now. Some school systems have opted for online/distance learning, while others have provided optional ungraded course … Continue reading

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Together and Separate: Teaching During Coronavirus

By Molly Breen Note: We are aware that there is a great disparity in terms of equity for children from well-resourced communities and those from underresourced ones. This post addresses those who may have regular access to Wi-Fi and digital … Continue reading

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