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Teaching Tolerance in the Classroom

SEL - Martin Luther King

Tolerance is a concept that becomes more complicated as we get older, as politics and external daily biases begin to play roles in our lives. Learn more about teaching tolerance in your classroom.

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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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Teaching in a Multicultural Kindergarten Classroom

In the spirit of Hispanic Heritage month, this month we are celebrating the multicultural classroom. Having a multicultural approach in your classroom can help students with self-image, develop perspectives in thinking, and also reduce prejudicial behavior and stereotyping.

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What Happens to Your Children When They Play Outside?

outdoor play

It’s summer! It’s beautiful! Kids should be outside enjoying the warm weather and fresh air. If you feel that your kids are spending too much time inside, you may be right! There has been a significant decline in the time

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Resources for Teachers to Help Students Cope with Trauma

There’s been a lot of talk in the news lately about natural disasters, terrorist attacks and domestic violence. These events can have a great impact on our students. While some events don’t directly affect your students, others will have direct

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