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Preschoolers at an Arkansas Head Start See the Best in Others

(MARCH 2019)  At the West Washington County Head Start/Early Head Start, preschool children are practicing seeing the best in others with a little help from Shubert and his friends....

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Conscious Discipline Promotes Kindergarten Readiness in Baltimore

Conscious Discipline Promotes Kindergarten Readiness in Baltimore

(FEBRUARY 2019)  The Hawthorne Judy Center in Baltimore, Maryland is a Title I program that implements Conscious Discipline to promote safety, connection, and kindergarten readiness.  At the Hawthorne Judy...

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Conscious Discipline Consequences: FAQs and Common Scenarios

This is Part Three of a three-part series on Conscious Discipline consequences. If you missed it, catch up on Part One and Part Two. In Part One of this series,...

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Teaching Missing Skills: The Power of Social Stories

“If your child keeps on hitting his classmates, he will get a referral and as a consequence can be suspended. Please talk to him so that he stops the...

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Teach Social Skills with Academics for Optimal Learning (Lesson Included)

To transform our classrooms into optimal learning environments, we must teach more than academic skills. It’s vital to teach social skills to our students as well. If you’re thinking...

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Boys Fighting

The Three Types of Consequences and How to Give Them

This is Part Two of a three-part series on Conscious Discipline consequences. You can read Part One here. In Part One of our consequences series, we explained how Conscious...

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Managing "Scared" at the Start of School: How Parents and Teachers Can Help

Managing “Scared” at the Start of School: How Parents and Teachers Can Help

The start of school can be scary for students, parents and staff. How do we manage this powerful feeling of scared? Understanding this feeling is important as we adjust...

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Why Conscious Discipline Consequences Work and Punishments Don’t (And How to Give Effective Consequences)

This is Part One of a three-part series on Conscious Discipline consequences. Conscious Discipline offers solutions for social-emotional learning, discipline and self-regulation. The goal is to help parents and...

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Taming the Homework Giant: Tips for Helping Your Children Do Their Best!

The new school year is starting, and that means it’s time for a task that’s dreaded by students and parents alike: homework. If your house is anything like mine,...

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