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Sharing Games for Elementary Students

Sharing Games for Elementary Students

Games create excellent teaching and learning experiences. Through games, we create microcosms of the world as a whole. In games, students can set rules and can practice setting and achieving goals. Perhaps among the most important advantages of games is the...

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Trauma-Informed Activities for Students

Trauma-Informed Activities for Students

In a recent blog, we talked about using trauma-informed teaching strategies to foster a safe learning environment for all students. The unfortunate fact is that some children have past or current trauma that they’re dealing with. (USDVA) Since it’s not always possible...

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Fun Indoor Classroom Games

Fun Indoor Classroom Games

Planning for the school year is an opportunity to add new educational layers to curricula. Adding elements of social and emotional learning through classroom activities is always a good idea. Social-emotional learning fosters better development that can improve the...

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Teaching Boundaries Activities

Teaching Boundaries Activities

Setting boundaries is important in leading a successful and emotionally rewarding life. (HarvardBusinessPublishing) Sometimes, when we feel uncomfortable we instinctively know when our boundaries are crossed. However, both children and adults often have trouble...

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Anti-Bullying Activities

Anti-Bullying Activities

Bullying can be one of the most devastating experiences of a child’s life. Studies have shown that there are several negative effects of bullying that impact everyone involved, including the child on the receiving end as well as the child who does the bullying...

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Friendship Group Activities

Friendship Group Activities

The classroom is a place that impacts a child’s social development greatly. Including friendship group activities in classroom curriculum can have a significant, positive impact on a child’s social emotional development. Friendship group activities for elementary...

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Anxiety Coping Skills for Kids

Anxiety Coping Skills for Kids

In a turbulent world where stressors are abundant, (Harvard) providing students with sufficient anxiety coping skills is important. Stress has consistent mental and physical effects on one’s health. The classroom is one place where children can learn skills to cope...

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Anger Management For Kids

Anger Management For Kids

Childhood is an incredibly precious and precarious time in one’s emotional development. According to Rasmussen University, this development process can be characterized by three stages: noticing emotions, expressing emotions, and managing emotions. The journey of...

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