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Easy Ways for Students & Teachers to Practice Mindfulness Every Day of the Week

By Christine Dickson Reading, writing, math, science — all topics that are heavily covered in school and considered an important part of a student’s future success. But what if stress causes a student to shut down? What if anxiety prevents a bright student from showing their full potential? Just as students learn how to read and write, students should also be learning how to recognize and handle their emotions. Emotional strength is integral to helping students […]

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Kindness Empowers Students in Local Communities

Many schools are searching for ways to empower their students, both inside and outside of the classroom. One initiative resonating empowerment outside the classroom is The Great Kindness Challenge (January 23-27). Having grown exponentially in its seven years of existence, the initiative aims to motivate students to make positive changes within their communities through intentional acts of kindness. According to the founder, Jill McManigal, The Great Kindness Challenge originated as a vision to create an […]

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