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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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How to Get Parent Buy-In: Explaining Social Emotional Learning

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis School counseling programs teach therapeutic interventions that methodologically meet the client where they are and help the counselor learn about the underlying … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Essentials: Bullying Prevention Skills to Help Kids Handle Teasing

By Judy S. Freedman, M.S.W., and Mimi P. Black, coauthors of Ease the Tease Attention, shoppers! Retailers are excitedly reminding us that it’s back-to-school season. Advertising of every kind is filled with the hottest school supplies, the latest fashion trends, … Continue reading

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How to Cope with Change and Uncertainty in the Future

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Whew! We did it, folks. Wait . . . did we? While we celebrate having survived this school year and look forward … Continue reading

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What’s the Big Deal About Social Emotional Learning?

By Molly Breen If you are a human teacher—of human children—you must know the foundational importance of social and emotional learning (SEL). If a child does not trust or understand you, or if a child feels as if you do … Continue reading

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