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Spruce up your Thanksgiving feast...while practicing fine motor and writing skills... with this fun, printable art project. Your little turkeys will love it!
Growing frustrated with classroom chatter? It might be time to reevaluate your approach to classroom conversations.
Social and emotional learning carries a powerful boost of success. Children who benefit from SEL instruction are not only better equipped to manage stress and obstacles as an adult, they also have increased academic and relationship outcomes (Durlak et al., 2011). Social and emotional learning can help create adults who are able to cope with stress in life and have empathy for others. CASEL’s Ready to Lead Report states that including SEL instruction increases student achievement scores by 11 percent.
October is here, and that means I get to change my sensory bin for the season! This month I wanted to share a fun one for the teeny tiniest of the bunch. As a School-Based therapist, I don’t get to work with infants anymore, so it’s always fun when I get to share some ideas for those who play with babies!
We absolutely love Fall, Thanksgiving and gathering with our friends and family each year! One thing I really enjoy is coming up with creative additions to our holiday celebration.
Celebrate Take Your Child to Work Day! Try out these four printable activities to get your child thinking about their future! Individually print each activity or print the whole pack!
The reality is that after school programs vary widely in scope, content, and staffing. These variances impact their effectiveness and benefits to students and the communities they serve. After school programs can focus on intervention, remediation, and enrichment.
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There is one thing that comforts me while I grieve that summer is finally over, and it is a Honeycrisp apple. My mouth just is all kinds of happy when I taste that juicy, sweet, crisp bite.
You may have heard your child’s teachers discussing the idea of fostering a growth mindset in their classroom. It sounds like a great approach to helping children cope with emotions, but what does that really mean, and how can you encourage a growth mindset at home?