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Train Your Brain to Pay Better Attention with Mindfulness

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Y Is for Yet: A Growth Mindset Alphabet Did you know that 47 percent of the time, the average American adult is not paying attention to what they’re doing? That’s a pretty staggering statistic. This is … Continue reading

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11 Uplifting Ideas to Try at Home or in the (Virtual) Classroom

Adapted from Stay Positive In a Jar® This year on the blog, we’ve covered topics relating to the global pandemic and distance learning. While these topics are important and vital to talk about, they’re often heavy and serious. Today we’re … Continue reading

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13 Refreshing Ideas to Prevent Teacher Burnout During Winter Break

You’ve made it through DEVOLSON (the dark, evil vortex of late September, October, and November). Congrats! But as the winter break looms ahead, you may feel the stress begin to creep back in. Try any (or all!) of these options … Continue reading

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8 Free Professional Learning Opportunities for Educators

Watch these edWeb and ECI webinar recordings, and you may be able to earn continuing education credits in 90 minutes or less. (All webinars are free, but you may be charged a small fee for continuing education credits.) You’ll find … Continue reading

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The ABCs of Self-Care for Teachers

By Beth Baker, M.S.Ed., coauthor of The PBIS Team Handbook: Setting Expectations and Building Positive Behavior As a special education teacher, I have worked with students who had some pretty deep emotional and behavioral concerns. I would show up to … Continue reading

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