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Why Kids Need Our Empathy, Not Our Criticism

Why Kids Need Our Empathy, Not Our Criticism

In my experiences talking with parents, through both my job and my social circles, it seems there is an increasing understanding of the many challenges children face and arrive with every day at school. This is something educators see frequently, as...

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What’s Up with This New-Fangled Math?

What’s Up with This New-Fangled Math?

You’re trying hard to help your child with his math homework but all you hear is, “You’re doing it wrong!” Up until this point, your math skills had served you quite well in life. Now, all the sudden, your child’s second grade math questions have got...

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School Success Tips

School Success Tips

The new school year brings so much promise and excitement. Besides the new pencils, supplies, folders, and planners (my personal favorite), there is also a high energy this time of year that gives you and your kids the feeling that anything is possible. Anything...

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Entry Activities for the Classroom

Entry Activities for the Classroom

When students are entering the classroom in the morning, teachers have the opportunity to focus on goals like, a) making that transition calm and peaceful, with intentional activities planned and, b) infusing a quick yet valuable learning opportunity...

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