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We’re giving away a $200 gift certificate to use at freespirit.com to one lucky winner!  Last month we provided a variety of professional learning resources in three subject areas (early childhood education; differentiation, gifted, and special needs; and mental health … Continue reading

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Getting the Most Out of Summer: Virtual and Real-Time Professional Development

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. Whew! … Continue reading

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Professional Development as a Leadership Opportunity

By Chris Amirault, Ph.D., and Christine Snyder, M.A., coauthors of Finding Your Way Through Conflict: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators In our work with early childhood educators on developing strategies in and for conflict, we’ve noticed a common pattern … Continue reading

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How to Integrate Micro Professional Development into Staff Meetings

By Andrew Hawk Has there ever been a more publicized love-hate relationship than the one that exists between teachers and professional development? On the one hand, teachers are often lifelong learners who enjoy acquiring new knowledge. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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How to Include Self-Care for Educators in Professional Development

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Students and staff both need validation in their lives and need to feel as if they are living a purpose-driven life. If … Continue reading

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