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How to Use Inside Out in Your Classroom

Teaching middle schoolers (or anyone, really) about the complexities of mental and emotional health is no easy task. Introducing emotions, learning how to identify and express feelings, and understanding how to cope with life is daunting. And the risk of inadequately teaching about these concepts is scary. But the danger of not even attempting to teach mental and emotional health is much more detrimental. So what's a middle school teacher to do?   (Definitely worth the looooong Disney line)   Thankfully, we are…

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16 Things I am Thankful For…

As Thanksgiving fast approaches, I’ve been trying to focus on creating a culture of gratitude in my classroom. To help me in my efforts, I tapped into the amazingness of Soul Pancake with this incredible video…     It…

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Intentionally Foster Belonging in Your Classroom

Belonging is pretty much the most important thing in life. Not just for middle schoolers, for us adults too. It is a basic human need (just ask Maslow). And it’s fundamental to thriving as it gives immense value and meaning to life. Because…

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5 Ways to Teach Your Children to Be Kind!

  Is kindness going out of style? I recently read that 80% of students believe their parents prioritize academic success and happiness over being kind. And this concerns me. While I admire parents placing value of raising happy, successful children,…