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Professional Development in Early Childhood Education: Combating Burnout During the Pandemic

By Molly Breen The weight and strain of the pandemic has stretched most of us beyond what we thought was our limit. We have bowed and bent; we’ve pivoted until we’ve worn out the soles of our shoes. We may … Continue reading

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How Educators Can Use Social Media for Good

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Social media has taken on a Shakespearian role in our lives in which we love it and we hate it simultaneously. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Top 19 Posts of 2019

Before we jump into a new year of fantastic advice on the Free Spirit Publishing blog, let’s celebrate the top posts from 2019! We rounded up our most popular posts this year for your (re)reading pleasure. Got a favorite we … Continue reading

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Summer SMART Goals for Teachers

By Andrew Hawk SMART is an acronym for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-bound. This describes the type of goals many teachers make at the beginning of a school year. These goals are tracked throughout the year, and the success … Continue reading

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8 Ways Teachers Can Learn This Summer

By Andrew Hawk For many teachers, summer is a time to relax and recharge their batteries for the next school year. It is a time to reflect on the practices of the previous school year. There are many rumors and … Continue reading

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