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Are You a Teacher? Be Wonder Woman, Not Superman

By Justin Ashley, author of The Balanced Teacher Path I was just a few months into my first year of teaching. I’d thought I was going to change the world, but there I was, bawling my eyes out in the … Continue reading

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Tips for Handling Holiday Stress

By Susan Ragsdale and Ann Saylor, coauthors of Brain Boosters for Groups In a Jar® Ah, the holidays! They’re meant to be a meaningful time of celebration, joy, family, and for some, a deepening of faith traditions. And yet, they … Continue reading

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7 Self-Care Strategies for Overwhelmed Educators

By Sandra Heidemann, M.S., coauthor of The Thinking Teacher Recently, I was driving to a meeting when I got a phone call. My heart sank because I remembered I was supposed to be somewhere else for another appointment. I apologized … Continue reading

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Looking Back, Looking Forward: How to Renew Your Passion for Teaching

By Sandra Heidemann, M.S., Beth Menninga, M.A.Ed., and Claire Chang, M.A., coauthors of The Thinking Teacher It’s the end of another school year. For many, the year finishes in May or June. For those who work through the summer, it … Continue reading

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Helping Children Grow Strong

By Cheri J. Meiners, author of the Learning to Get Along® and Being the Best Me! series Children, though young and small, have within them everything they need to grow to adulthood. As children learn to love and appreciate their … Continue reading

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