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Helping Students Handle Academic Pressure

By Barbara Gruener Hello, September. It’s that time again, another school session is in full swing. Those first magical weeks of connection and collaboration have lit students’ hearts and minds on fire and stoked their passion to learn and grow. … Continue reading

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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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How to Emotionally Prepare Students for Standardized Testing

By Andrew Hawk During the last fifteen years, standardized testing’s place in public education has been a hotly debated topic. Though standardized testing has been around for some time, the stakes attached to tests were raised dramatically by the No … Continue reading

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