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Helping Students Resolve Disagreements with Friends

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends As kids mature, the importance of friendship groups increases. Kids with close friends tend to be better adjusted. The support that comes from friends can … Continue reading

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The Upside to Conflicts in Middle School

By Stephanie Filio I’m sitting at a busy lunch table full of sixth graders. There is energy you can’t put your finger on and a deafening hum that continues from the first lunch all the way to the last. All … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution for Students with Special Needs

By Benjamin Farrey-Latz, author of I Can Learn Social Skills! Poems About Getting Along, Being a Good Friend, and Growing Up Conflicts are an expected part of life. All children need tools to help them resolve the conflicts they experience. … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids to Learn from Conflict

By Lauren Murphy Payne. MSW, LCSW, author of We Can Get Along: A Child’s Book of Choices and Just Because I Am: A Child’s Book of Affirmation Conflict is a part of life. Actually, it is an important part of … Continue reading

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Building Class Community and Setting Behavior Expectations

By Molly Breen The summer months can be a time to retool, refresh, and invigorate our teacher tool kits. We look to September as a marker for a “fresh start” with our student groups, and on the teacher side, our … Continue reading

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