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Teaching Dignity and Respect

Dignity

December is National Human Rights Month. This is a good time to teach dignity and respect in your classroom. Here are some tips to help you.

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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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How Is the New Focus on Education Changing the Face of Daycare?

Have you noticed that many people are calling daycare programs “school”? Is there really a difference? A recent article in the Atlantic discusses how the linguistics have changed the way we refer to the programs, but notes that programs are all

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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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