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Bully Prevention in the Classroom

Bully Prevention Photo

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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MUSIC AND MOVEMENT – GATEWAY TO SUCCESS!

What are some of the benefits of music and movement?  Take under 7 minutes to see Rae Pica describe some of the skills, concepts and growth children achieve through music and movement!*  [VIDEO]

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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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Is Social and Emotional Learning Coming to a School Near You?

Social Emotional Learning Programs

The recently revised, Every Student Succeeds Act requires states to incorporate nonacademic factors into their assessments and could help change the way schools view success. Research has shown that children who learn Social Emotional Skills when they are young (the earlier, the

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Should Kindergarten Be More Like Preschool or Elementary School?

For some children, kindergarten is the first time they’ve been to any school or classroom setting – and remember these youngsters are just 5 years old. Research shows that the social and emotional foundation of kindergarten is incredibly important. Learning

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