For Teachers

The Limitations of Teaching ‘Grit’ in the Classroom

March 20, 2017
“We are asking students to change a belief system without changing the situation around them.” The first time I heard a preschooler explaining a classmate’s disruptive […]

Parents have been spanking children for millennia. 50 years of scientific evidence says they were wrong.

January 10, 2017
For 20 years, developmental psychologist Elizabeth Gershoff has been chasing a question: Does spanking actually do a child any good? “As far [back] as we have […]

50 Calm-Down Techniques to Try with Kids

October 31, 2016
By Renee Jain, MAPP ~ 11 min read Navigating childhood challenges can be stressful, and sometimes deep breathing isn’t the solution that works for your child. When […]

The Four Essential Habits of Happy Parents

October 4, 2016
I’ve been thinking about happiness a lot lately. As parents, we often think about how to raise children who are happy and thriving, and I think […]

Human Trafficking: Identifying Red Flags & What You Can Do

September 20, 2016
Red Flags Behavioral or Physical State Does the victim act fearful, anxious, depressed, submissive, tense, or nervous/paranoid? Does the victim defer to another person to speak […]
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