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Dyslexia: The Learning Disability That Must Not Be Named
Megan Lordos, a middle school teacher, says she was not allowed to use the word “dyslexia.” She’s not alone. Parents
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Changing Perspectives Participates in the #ChooseKind Video Challenge
The Changing Perspectives staff participated in the #choosekind video challenge. Each staff member made a short video explaining how they
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The Beautiful Side Of Disability
“Born with cerebral palsy, Xian has embraced her physical differences and used them to educate and improve the lives of
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Researchers studied kindergarteners' behavior & followed up 19 years later
” A new study shows that when children learn to interact effectively with their peers and control their emotions, it can have
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Changing perspectives at Shelburne Community School
“Perspectives are changing at Shelburne Community School and other schools throughout the state. At least, that is the intention of
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Empathy Is Tough to Teach, But Is One Of the Most Important Life Lessons
“Dr. Brown says empathy consists of four qualities: the ability to take the perspective of another person, staying away from
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14 Books and Movies to Teach Kids About Empathy
Read the full list from Real Simple:
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30 Of The Best Books To Teach Children Empathy
See the full list from teach thought:
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Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying
“As minds and bodies grow, it’s abundantly clear that children require a healthy dose of the warm-and-fuzzies to thrive as
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Teaching Peace in Elementary School
“In many communities, elementary teachers, guidance counselors and administrators are embracing what is known as social and emotional learning, or
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