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Goal Setting for Students

Goal Setting for Students

Students can quickly become overwhelmed when they have a lot of work to do but haven’t yet been equipped with the skill of goal setting. Overwhelmed students may act as though they are disinterested, aloof, or even lazy. They may appear to engage in an...

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Talking About Feelings

Talking About Feelings

If you’re a parent or teacher, you know your small kids experience big feelings. Sometimes they seem to come out of nowhere, while other times, your kids have emotional responses that you can easily trace to some prior moment in the day. Regardless of how their...

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Cooperative Games for Kids

Cooperative Games for Kids

Anyone who spends time with children understands that play is more than a frivolous pastime. It’s the work of childhood. Work through which the next generation learns skills like effective communication, conflict resolution, problem-solving, and cooperation. In this...

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Stress in Children

Stress in Children

Every generation in recent history has grown up in a world where national and international news makes its way into the safety of our living rooms and around our dinner tables.  Though parents, teachers, and other caretakers might try to shield their children...

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Growth Mindset for Kids

Growth Mindset for Kids

Do you believe your intelligence and talents are set in stone? Or, do you believe you can improve them with hard work, commitment, and good strategies?  If you believe you can enhance your intelligence and abilities, you have a growth mindset. Conversely, if you...

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Self Awareness Skills

Self Awareness Skills

Whether you’re a student, teacher, or in another profession, self-awareness is a skill we must all cultivate. For children, specifically, it can be used as a management tool to help them evaluate their own mental and emotional well-being. When we teach children how...

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Pandemic Effects on Children

Pandemic Effects on Children

The pandemic has caused major disruptions in routines and social activities for children. These disruptions have led to social isolation and a crisis that is reaching into 2022.  Many children have missed their sports games, music lessons, birthday parties, and...

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Acceptance Vs. Tolerance

Acceptance Vs. Tolerance

The phrases “tolerance” and “acceptance” are often used to talk about diversity. Sometimes, they are seen as words in posters around classrooms. Other times, their words are echoed in assembly rooms. However, teaching diversity requires meaningful, planned activities...

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Self-Care Activities for Students

Self-Care Activities for Students

We know that social distancing, schedule changes, quarantine, and all-around uncertainties can take their toll on everyone, especially our little ones. It may feel like things are spiraling out of hand. In these times, it’s important to take care of yourself and to...

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