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Simple Strategies to Incorporate Character Education into Your Classroom

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects: Over 500 Service Ideas for Young People Who Want to Make a Difference Hey, classroom teachers—are you frustrated with trying to incorporate character education into your classroom? You … Continue reading

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Build a Classroom Where Caring Is Common

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. A recent study by the Make Caring Common Project showed that 80 percent … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A.

The staff at Free Spirit is privileged to work with many amazing authors. We will be sharing more author spotlights with you, and hope you enjoy learning about these writers who are dedicated to helping kids succeed. The following spotlight … Continue reading

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What’s News? Finding Service Learning Ideas in the Newspaper

By Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., author of The Complete Guide to Service Learning Every time I pick up a newspaper, I see a story that makes me think, Wow, if students knew about that! Yes, summer is time off from … Continue reading

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Earth Day! An International Snapshot

By Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., author of The Complete Guide to Service Learning Does Earth Day extend beyond our own backyards? Absolutely! In my travels around the world to promote best teaching practices and service learning, I meet educators who … Continue reading

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