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30 Mar 2019

We all have different inner and outer qualities that make us special, and it's important for children to recognize this. Research regarding the social-emotional core competencies informs us that positive self-awareness promotes better choices and pro-social behaviors. So, it's equally important for...

Six Ways That Teachers are Using WriteReader
12 Mar 2019

Our Twitter feed was really alive this past month! Our phones were buzzing with frequent notifications and we couldn’t be happier. Thanks for sharing all of your great ideas and your students’ creations. In case you’re not on Twitter or missed these tweets, here are six ways that innovative teachers...

19 Feb 2019

When did you learn to write? It’s hard to remember, isn’t it? It’s not just because it was so long ago but also because it didn’t happen at one exact moment in time. It happened over time. Just like their bodies, children’s knowledge and skills grow in spurts and stops, as well as sudden peaks and l...

February - the month of love
11 Feb 2019

A number of years ago, there was a popular children’s song that likened love to a magic penny but it’s only worth something if you give it away. This is so true. If you show love to others, it causes that love to grow and return to you. It also causes a ripple effect, just as if you dropped that...

31 Jan 2019

Who doesn’t love receiving a big yellow happy face or one that is Laughing-Out-Loud? We all love using emojis in our texts and emails or adding them as stickers on photos. These fun Japanese icons certainly brighten our digital messages.

emoji book

Social-Emotional Learning

Educationally speaking, emojis...

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