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How To Listen So That Kids Will Talk About Bullying

Tweet Huffington Post 10/31/2016 11:16 am ET | Updated Nov 02, 2016 Signe Whitson Author; School Counselor In the last several years of working as a School Counselor and speaking with professionals, parents and students across the United States on the topic of Bullying Prevention, one of the observations that stands out to me the […]

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Classroom Kryptonite

Tweet Before You Read This Book Please Read This In writing this book I interchange kid, student, child, and he and she. They all mean the same thing. I interchange parent, teacher and society. They all merely mean someone who is supposed to be in charge. You will find one intervention used for multiple behaviors. […]

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21 Ways To Improve Student Motivation

Tweet By Teach Thought Staff The best lessons, books, and materials in the world won’t get students excited about learning and willing to work hard if they’re not motivated. Motivation, both intrinsic and extrinsic, is a key factor in the success of students at all stages of their education, and teachers can play a pivotal […]

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Helping Kids Manage Stress

Tweet Only adults are under stress right? Well not really. Stress is relative to situations and age. Worrying about paying your bills at the age of forty is probably the equivalent of worrying about having your lunch money stolen at the age of ten. So kids do worry, suffer from anxiety and feel the discomfort […]

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Stop Watching and Start Grooming

Tweet Why did our parents stand the test of time 50 years ago and stay married, and manage money so well? Why have the last 3 generations suffered so much financial difficulty, and been involved in one divorce after another? We observed our parents being financially responsible, and we observed our parents remaining married. The […]

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Stop Watching and Start Grooming

Tweet   Why did our parents stand the test of time 50 years ago and stay married, and manage money so well? Why have the last 3 generations suffered so much financial difficulty, and been involved in one divorce after another? We observed our parents being financially responsible, and we observed our parents remaining married. […]

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The Baby Boomers: From Black and White To Color

Tweet Before the 1960’s, most people watched television in black and white. Looking back at what society was like 50 years ago, it seems like people looked at life in terms of black and white also. Things were either right or they were wrong. There wasn’t too much in between. Some of the things we […]

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Bare Feet And White Flour

Tweet Have you ever wondered why your parents did some of the things that they did. I did lots of times. My dad had so many regimented activities that I thought he had a screw lose or something. I’m only going to talk about two here because there are too many to put into one […]

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