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Three Steps To Practice Mindfulness During Testing Season And Teach It To Your Students

5shares Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn By: Nautrie Jones 100% Virtual. 100% In-Person Learning. Hybrid. Synchronous. Asynchronous. If you are in any field relating to education, it is likely that both you and your students are quite familiar with one or all of these terms. This past year has been a challenge for us all. Students…

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The Importance of Laughter for Your Student’s Stress Management

342shares Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn By: Tim Elmore Whenever I meet with students, it seems something hilarious is bound to happen. It’s part of adolescence—to seek out the bizarre, to poke fun, and to laugh at ourselves. I’ve come to believe it’s part of dealing with stress. I’ve heard from middle school and high school…

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Five Practices to Help Students Make Stress Work For Them

1,771shares Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn By: Tim Elmore Gretchen Goldman is a scientist, a mom, and the research director at a nonprofit in Washington. Her job involves conducting television interviews and briefing lawmakers. Now, however, she is doing this work from home, near her young children and a chaotic environment. On the screen, Gretchen looks…

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Seven Ideas to Employ if Remote or Hybrid Learning Doesn’t Go Away

21shares Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn By: Tim Elmore Although millions of teachers, students, and parents would say the abrupt transition to remote learning a year ago was problematic, many are now preparing for more of it going into the 2021-22 school year. According to journalist Benjamin Herold, “Many teachers hate it. Millions of parents find…

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Three Helpful Secrets for Putting Empathy to Work

2shares Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn By: Tim Elmore One fascinating study on the subject of compassion was conducted at Princeton Seminary in 1973. Graduate students who studied theology were asked if they were entering the ministry because of innate reasons (i.e., they cared for people) or for circumstantial reasons (i.e., their father was a minister).…

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