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Tips to Motivate Your Students to Read

Tips to Motivate Your Students to Read

Did you know that October is National Book Month? While most understand that reading is fundamental, a shocking one out of seven adults lacks basic reading skills (Fundamental Educator). How can you help? Teachers are often the first line of defense when tackling...

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Why Every Kid Needs a Positive Role Model

Why Every Kid Needs a Positive Role Model

Navigating the developmental years is a challenge for all youth. Teens will limit themselves because of the situation they were born into, self-doubt, and due to not having anyone positive to aspire to be like. By having a positive role model, youth and teens will...

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Home Safety

Home Safety

Happy Home Safety Month! Here are a few great resources for you and the kids as you discuss home safety. Websites to Explore:...

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How to Handle Cyberbullies

How to Handle Cyberbullies

What is Cyberbullying? Bullying is nothing new. What has changed is that it can become virtually impossible to escape them because of the amount of time spent on various forms of technology such as phones, tablets, and computers. Almost all teens have smartphones,...

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

What can anxiety look like in children? When a child does not outgrow the fears and worries that are typical in young children, or when there are so many fears and worries that they interfere with school, home, or play activities, the child may be diagnosed with an...

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How to Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem

How to Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is crucial to a child’s development. It can make or break academic achievement, participation in school, willingness to engage in clubs or activities, relationships with peers, and their overall mental health and happiness.  Higher self-esteem in...

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Earth Day Resources

Earth Day Resources

Happy Earth Day! Here are a few great resources for you as you plan your Earth Day Celebration.  Websites to explore:...

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How to Encourage Your Child’s Sense of Humor

How to Encourage Your Child’s Sense of Humor

Humor is something children can create that fosters a relaxed and playful climate in which further creativity is more likely to occur. Humor and play are closely linked, so a home with plenty of humor and play will be filled with smiles and laughter of happy...

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Ways to Teach Empathy to Kids

Ways to Teach Empathy to Kids

How to Teach Our Children Kindness & Empathy As parents, caregivers, and educators we must help our children by teaching them how to build compassion, empathy, and the inclusion of all. These skills will help them as they interact with peers at school and will...

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