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The Power of Mindfulness for Young Children

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What is mindfulness and why is is so important to teach in your classroom?

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Bully Prevention in the Classroom

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Although bullying is not new, today’s teachers have several tools that help children understand what bullying is, how to recognize it and how they can deal with it. 

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Physical Activity Important in Your Classroom

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports month, so this month’s blog focuses on physical fitness in the classroom.  Everyone knows that being physically active is good for you. There are obvious benefits to being active.  For instance, it helps

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Can Music Help Shape Who We Are?

My answer is “Absolutely!” Martin Gardiner of Brown University tracked the criminal records of Rhode Island residents from birth through age 30, and he concluded the more a resident was involved in music, the lower the person’s arrest record. (“Music

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How To Talk To Students About Natural Disasters

Even if you think your students are sheltered from the news and media, they still manage to piece together enough information to be scared.

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