Getting Over the Finish Line: Teaching Children to Use Their Big Voice

Getting Over the Finish Line: Teaching Children to Use Their Big Voice

Getting over the finish line in a race requires discipline and lots of practice. You may decide to consult a coach to help you with a plan of action...

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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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Funding Opportunity for Teachers or Districts Implementing SEL Initiatives

Funding Opportunity for Teachers or Districts Implementing SEL Initiatives

We’d like to share an exciting SEL funding opportunity from the NoVo Foundation. The NoVo Foundation is accepting applications from teachers and districts who will implement SEL initiatives in...

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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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This Teacher Heals Her Inner Pain and Transforms the Classroom from the Inside Out

When Sandra Therrell began her teaching career three years ago, she intentionally chose an urban, low-income school. Having grown up in this environment herself, Sandra wanted to reach children...

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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 and Part Three here.  In Part One of our consequences series,...

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