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The Social Emotional Benefits of Classroom Pets

By Molly Breen If you have ever considered having a classroom pet, but weren’t sure if the benefits would outweigh the added responsibilities, the research is in! A study in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health suggests … Continue reading

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Meeting Students Where They Are: Addressing Social Emotional Learning Disruption

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis It’s on social media feeds and in newspapers, and it’s reflected on the tired faces of educators everywhere: this school year is … Continue reading

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6 Ideas for Including Children in Holiday Giving

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning About Me & You, Learning to Get Along®, and Being the Best Me!® series Children love the holidays! With the allure of food, decorations, activities, and gifts, holidays are great times … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Incorporate Social Emotional Learning into Your Curriculum This Fall

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning About Me & You, Learning to Get Along®, and Being the Best Me!® series Many routines have been affected this past year due to precautions surrounding the global pandemic. These changes … Continue reading

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Movement, Play, and SEL: Create a Picture Book Dance Story

By Connie Bergstein Dow, author of From A to Z with Energy! 26 Ways to Move and Play Over my long career as a dance educator, I have especially enjoyed teaching creative dance to young children. I love inspiring their … Continue reading

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