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An Online Resource, NOT An Online Social Emotional Learning Program

An Online Resource, NOT An Online Social Emotional Learning Program
First, we want to say that EVERY social emotional learning effort made by schools and communities is important. Research has shown that students who have vital resilience skills perform better in school and are more capable of achieving their goals. However, we also believe the best chance students have to succeed is with a strong support system en...
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More Than An Educator - An Important Reminder from Students In Need

More Than An Educator - An Important Reminder from Students In Need
As the new school year begins, we as educators feel a driving need to engage our students by almost any means necessary. We feel pressure to find new activities, establish a working relationship, meet common assessment requirements, continue our PD - the list goes on and on. By Christmas, this enthusiasm has likely faded, leaving behind educators t...
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3 Creative Tips for Getting Students Excited Before the School Year Begins

3 Creative Tips for Getting Students Excited Before the School Year Begins
While you may be dreading the return of school this fall, chances are your students haven't even thought about it. This makes for a great opportunity for you! Are you ready to get them - and yourself - excited about the upcoming school year? These 3 creative tips will help you raise the energy level in your future students from the comfort of ...
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Teachers, Counselors, Social Workers - and the Defense Mechanisms We Use

Teachers, Counselors, Social Workers - and the Defense Mechanisms We Use
Working with youth isn't always easy. As children begin to test their boundaries, challenging our authority and expanding their understanding of themselves, they can absolutely push us to our limits. This can lead to stress, anger, depression, and disengagement in educators. By letting our emotions get to us and reacting negativ...
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Bringing Nature to the Classroom

Bringing Nature to the Classroom
Spring is in full force, and your students are getting restless. They are tired of the white walls and hard desks - they need a new stimulus. One of the best ways to re-engage students and get them excited is to bring nature to the classroom. By incorporating nature with each of the five senses, you breathe new life into a stale, end-of-the-sc...
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