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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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Should Child Care Centers Close in the Wake of the Coronavirus?

By Michelle Salcedo, M.Ed., author of Uncover the Roots of Challenging Behavior: Create Responsive Environments Where Young Children Thrive Across the country, child care centers are faced with an excruciating decision: stay open and risk a possible outbreak of COVID-19, … Continue reading

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Child Care Firsts: How to Create a Culture of Communication

By Molly Breen For all parents, entrusting very small children into the care of other adults can feel overwhelming and stressful. They might wonder: Will my children be safe? Will they be nurtured? What if something happens? A parent’s list … Continue reading

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